November 18, 1956 ~ December 31, 2019

Born in: Denver, CO
Resided in: Denver, CO

Kathy B. Boyd-Giboney was born on November 18, 1956 in Denver, Colorado to Raymond and Mildred Boyd. She was the youngest of six children born to this union.

Kathy received her education with Denver Public Schools; Hallett Elementary School, Grant Jr. High School, and George Washington High School where she graduated in 1974. Kathy continued her education by attending Metro State College in Denver and University of Colorado. She completed her formal education when she was awarded a Bachelor Degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado School of Nursing in 1979.

Kathy started her career in the medical field as a Registered Nurse for the City & County of Denver, Denver Health and Hospitals. She loved the nursing field and was proud to be involved with helping others especially when they were ill. Kathy retired after 30 years of service as a Registered Nurse of the City & County of Denver. Kathy was well respected as a leader at Denver Health. She was an inspiration for her niece Felicia who entered the nursing field.

Kathy married Carl Giboney in 1984 and to this union were born two boys; Brandon William Cole Giboney and Kelsey Micah Giboney (Deceased) and one daughter, Tanisha Giboney (Deceased) Kathy will be remembered as a mother who loved her children and would do anything for them.

Kathy loved the outdoors and going to the mountains for camping and sightseeing. She loved to travel whether it be by car, airplane or ship. Her travels took her to places in the Caribbean Island on many occasions as well as cities in the U.S. She enjoyed shopping for antiques and going to the Goodwill looking for bargains. Kathy was an avid “Jazz” music fan. She loved attending jazz festivals with family and friendsespecially in Winter Park and Telluride. Kathy’s favorite song was “Heaven Must Be Like This” by the Ohio Players. She enjoyed playing cards and entertaining her family and friends.

Kathy departed this life on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at ManorCare Nursing Home in Denver, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her Son, Kelsey Micah Boyd, her Daughter, Tanisha Giboney, Mother, Mildred Boyd, Father, Raymond Boyd, Sister, Janice Norwood, Brother, Raymond Boyd Jr.

Kathy is survived by her son, Brandon William Cole Giboney, Aurora, Colorado, her grandson, Damian Giboney, Greeley, CO, two brothers; Dr. William Boyd, Oakland, CA, Larry Boyd (Glendoria), Fort Worth, TX, one sister, Doris Davis, Lake Charles, LA and her Aunt; Shirley Bean, Denver, CO. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends

Services

Memorial Service: January 7, 2020 2:00 pm

Pipkin Braswell Chapel of Peace
6601 Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80220

(303) 996-0869

Reception: January 7, 2020 4:00 pm

Pipkin Braswell
6601 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220


Private Cremation:

Pipkin Braswell
6601 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80220


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  1. To a wonderful and great spirit. Kathy was always cheerful with a smile that was welcoming and genuine. She was intelligent, caring and a pioneer. Most of all she was a great mother and friend. Rest In Peace.

  2. Condolences goes out to the Family and extended Family Kathy (Aunt Kathy) as I got to call her🤗🤗💕was such an incredible person so full of Life always kept a smile on her face.. Kathy always had some good medical knowledge to share and helpful tips she was such a blessing to us all Kathy will be missed by many Heaven gained a good Angel

  3. Condolences to the family. Kathy was a true friend and we had many fun times together as well as helping me when I became a CNA. She will forever be in my ❤️

  4. We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. We are praying God’s peace and comfort for all of your Family, Friends and Loved Ones. May God bless you.

    Calvin and Bonnie Brewer

  5. We were so sad to hear of Aunt Kathy’s passing. She will be sorely missed. We send our deepest condolences.

    Love, Tamra, Regis, Donovan, Savannah and Corey

  6. When I think of Kathy, I have to grin remembering her great smile and her heartfelt one-of-a-kind laughter. Her strength and tenacity like that VW bug will never be forgotten. It’s been a long hard road. May you Rest In Peace now.

  7. Kathy Boyd my dearest friend . I will always have fond memories of our joyful journeys since meeting in in the late 1970’s.
    May you rest in peace.

  8. I will always fondly remember looking up to my Auntie Kathy when I was vey young visiting Colorado for the first time … my Auntie was so cool, beautiful, smart and full of joy and excitement… Rest in Peace Auntie I love you💐

  9. Dear Kathy, Thank you for being a wonderful and memorable part of my life and so many other lives you touched with your smiles and caring. You are loved. Rest In Peace.

  10. Kathy and I were in girl scouts together back in the day. Also, we attended GW. And we worked together at Denver health. She had a bubbly personality and a dedicated nurse.

  11. Kathy always had a smile for us when we’d meet up as a family. I always made a point to go say hi to her and give her an update. She always asked how our kids were doing. Her smile was always so warm. Our prayers go to our big Boyd family

  12. My deepest sympathy to family and friends of Kathy. May you be comforted by memories of happy and precious times you had with her. Keeping all in thoughts and prayers.

  13. My deepest sympathies to family and friends of Kathy. May you find peace remember happy and precious times spent with her. I will keep you in thoughts and prayers.

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