DENVER — Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 — Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Monday, Oct. 1, in honor of Sgt. Mary Ricard. Ricard, 55, died on Sept. 24, while working at the medium security Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Ordway.
A public memorial service for Ricard will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 1, at Crowley County High School, 630 Main St., Ordway. Hickenlooper will attend the service.