Richard Lee Colaw, 76, passed January 7, 2020. A private inurnment will take place at Terrace Park Cemetery.
Richard was born on April 28, 1943 in Lamar, Missouri to Richard P. Colaw and Geraldine (Brauburger). He was a 1961 graduate of Kansas City Kansas High School. Richard retired from the Geo Space Center after many years of service and lived on a farm near Cowgill, Missouri for many years before moving to Kansas City. He enjoyed spending time with his family, going fishing, and was a big fan of the Kansas City Chiefs. He dearly loved his dog, Buddy, and was especially proud of his two granddaughters.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Richard P. Colaw and Geraldine Hulett, and his wife, Mary Colaw. He is survived by his daughter, Sandy Brazeal and her husband, Matt, of Overland Park, KS, and his granddaughters, Tristen and Alayna.