Graham Stingley

“Steven Graham Winter Stingley was a one-of-a-kind human being born in Omaha, NE but spent most of his life in Colorado. He was the oldest of four sons to Mary and Steve Stingley. He loved many facets of life despite suffering from depression since he was a young child. He was always wise beyond his years and was thought of as highly intelligent, intellectual, well-read and philosophical. Among his impassioned interests were nature and the outdoors, music, literature, film, art, and dogs. He had the opportunity to travel widely across Colorado, The USA, North America and Europe. What he valued most was time spent his parents, three brothers, and close friends. His one of kind personality, including booming laugh and extreme wit, resonated with so many different kinds of people that will truly miss him.

“Steven Graham Winter Stingley was a one-of-a-kind human being born in Omaha, NE but spent most of his life in Colorado. He was the oldest of four sons to Mary and Steve Stingley. He loved many facets of life despite suffering from depression since he was a young child. He was always wise beyond his years and was thought of as highly intelligent, intellectual, well-read and philosophical. Among his impassioned interests were nature and the outdoors, music, literature, film, art, and dogs. He had the opportunity to travel widely across Colorado, The USA, North America and Europe. What he valued most was time spent his parents, three brothers, and close friends. His one of kind personality, including booming laugh and extreme wit, resonated with so many different kinds of people that will truly miss him.


Graham’s life tragically ended on February 18, 2005, at the age of 23. He died of a fatal interaction between prescription medication he was taking for his depression and an over-the-counter medicine he took to treat cold and flu symptoms. He was born August 7, 1981, in Omaha Nebraska and died in Denver, Colorado after spending most of his life in Monument, Colorado. He was a student at the University of Colorado in Denver at the time of his death.


Graham was a kind, loving, thoughtful, thought-provoking, and very humorous child and young man, who will be missed forever by his family and friends.

Want to know a little more about Graham? His father wrote a book- Under the Night Sky: A Father's Story of Love and Loss. Contact Will@go4graham.org for a free copy or click here to buy a copy of the downloadable Kindle version for just $1.


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