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Reader: Chris Haney was true to himself right up to the moment of his death

Our post yesterday about the weekend murder of Chris Haney, a longtime employee of the Gothic Theatre said to have been breaking up a fight when he was shot, prompted a number of heartfelt, grief-stricken posts.

Here's a note from one of Haney's many admirers.

ElToroSolo writes:

RIP Chris. Denver will miss you. You died as you lived, as a peacemaker.

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