John Freeborn Medical Expenses

John Freeborn is the Senior Ranger at Ridgway State Park. John has worked full time for CPW since 2004. On June 18, 2017 John was driving to work when a vehicle swerved into his lane causing a high speed, head-on collision. John suffered serious injuries and had to be life flighted to Grand Junction. John has had several major surgeries for his injuries, and today (June 23) he will have his fourth procedure, and hopefully, last surgery. John is still in the ICU, and if everything goes well, he will be out of ICU and into his own hospital room sometime next week. He will be in the hospital for several weeks, and John will have an extended rehabilitation time ahead of him.

John has worked at State Forest State Park, Sylvan Lake State Park, and Ridgway State Park. John has served CPW in many different roles. He is passionate about officer safety, and this has been demonstrated by serving as an instructor in Firearms, Shotgun, PPCT, WSTA, SSTA, Intoxilyzer, and serving as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for the newly hired Park Rangers.

This accident, life flight, hospital stay, rehabilitation, insurance premiums, and traveling for John’s family is going to be a financial burden. There have been many questions on how to help John and one way to help would be to donate to this account. John, Aris, and John’s parents appreciate your help, thoughts, and prayers.

Thank you.
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    • $200 
    • 47 mos
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    • $100 
    • 56 mos
  • Cindy Stodola 
    • $20 
    • 56 mos
  • Joe Brand 
    • $25 
    • 56 mos
  • Brent Lounsbury 
    • $25 
    • 57 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Heath Kehm 
Ridgway, CO
John Freeborn