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KKTV News Anchor Don Ward Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away

Don Ward Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Don Ward.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

For those of you that haven’t heard, our local KKTV news anchor Don Ward died today while hiking. 😓 I never knew the man, but it still makes my heart hurt. I watched him on the news almost every night for years. Yet another powerful reminder that life is fragile and tomorrow is never guaranteed for any of us. Thank you for always letting us know what was happening in our community and in the world, Don. May you rest peacefully in God’s eternal light and glory.

11 News Anchor Don Ward passed away unexpectedly on Monday, doing what he loved while hiking in the mountains. He was a proud Doherty HS grad and a CU alum. He’s been KKTV family since 2006. Colorado Springs was his home. It is believed he passed away from a heart attack.

This is so awful. Don Ward has been a staple at our local news station KKTV for 15+ years for as long as I can remember him.
He was the best news anchor in every sense. RIP Don.

It was an honor to share the desk with Don Ward back in 2011-12. He was professional, caring, and a model of consistency. Something us young reporters needed to see up close to grow in our careers as we try to better serve our communities. Your legacy lives on. RIP

Sending condolences to my Colorado Springs media friends and to the Ward family. Never knew Don, but it’s clear he was loved by many and made a major impression on that community.

All of us are in a state of shock right now. We’ve just learned the news that our beloved anchor Don Ward died today while hiking. I knew Don personally & I will forever be grateful to have spent time with him. He was the consummate journalist. Prayers for his family. #RipDonWard

Don was a gentleman, a professional and such a wonderful journalist. He had the quickest wit and a work ethic I always admired. My heart goes out to my beloved former colleagues @KKTV11News and everyone who knew and loved Don Ward. Grateful to have known you, sir. Rest In Peace.

It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that my friend, colleague, and co-anchor Don Ward died today while hiking. I am shocked, saddened, and his family is in my thoughts and prayers. Don and I used to hike Waldo Canyon (before it burned) and Pikes Peak together #RIPDon

Wow. I’m so shocked by this news. Don Ward helped me become the reporter I am today… with a strong focus on writing and storytelling. He had such a unique way with words. My heart goes out to his family and my friends at @KKTV11News

We join our news colleagues across Colorado in mourning the death of @KKTV11News anchor Don Ward, who passed away unexpectedly today, doing what he loved while hiking in the mountains.

Our thoughts are with his family this evening

Our hearts are heavy tonight. Don Ward passed away while hiking today. He’s believed to have died from a heart attack. Please keep Don’s family and our KKTV family in your prayers.

My deepest condolences go out to The Ward family and @KKTV11News. I didn’t know Don Ward but admired him greatly from afar and know he’ll be dearly missed by so many in this community.

We are gutted, we are rudderless, we are heartbroken.

Wish I had the right words to say, but everyone knows Don was our best eulogizer. We can not explain how deep this hurts us, but if you were lucky enough to know him, you already know.

We will miss you, TV’s Don Ward.

Heartbroken tonight to learn of the passing of a good friend and former co-worker. You will never find a better person or solid professional than Don Ward. He made me a better broadcaster each night because he expected a lot of his team. RIP DW

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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