Byron Raznick, founder of C.O.D.E., Inc, a national truck line, passed away June 6, 2017, in Denver. Rabbi Yaakov Meyer officiated at the June 7 service at AISH Denver. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.
“Byron was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend,” the family said. “His word was his bond.
“He died as he lived — with intelligence and good humor, consideration for everyone he met, and gratefulness for all those who supported him.
“It was said that although not everyone loved him, there was no one that did not respect him.”
Mr. Raznick was born Sept. 30, 1928, in Omaha, Neb., where he resided until he moved to Denver in 1963.
He attended Central High School in Omaha, the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and Creighton University in Omaha.
Mr. Raznick served in the US Army from approximately 1950-1952.
He married Tillie Chorney Raznick on June 1, 1952.
Mr. Raznick began his professional career as an accountant with various trucking concerns.
In 1965, he assembled several ICC-regulated authorities to form C.O.D.E., a national truck line specializing in refrigerated freight.
He received numerous awards for his professional endeavors.
Mr. Raznick is survived by Tillie Raznick, his loving wife of 65 years; children Carol Raznick of Denver, Richard (Judy) Raznick of Denver and Pamela (Curtis) Goodman of Denver; grandchildren Allyson (Anthony) Naes of Denver, Aric Goodman of Denver, Renee Goodman of NYC and Madison Goodman of Denver; and siblings Sandra (Dr. Terry) Bryan of Madison, Wis., Shirley Schwartz of Phoenix, Ariz., and Toby (Marshall) Forbes of Milwaukee, Wis.
Contributions may be made to AISH Denver or the Cardiology Research Fund, In Memory of Byron Raznick, CU Health Foundation, 303-752-8120 or www.uch.thankyou4caring.org.
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