On July 8, 2017, Ronald Frederick Heimbecher of Thornton/Broomfield, Colorado, beloved husband of Monica (Reynolds) Heimbecher passed away at the age of 67 from complications after surgery. He is survived by his wife, son Stefan Heimbecher, daughter Lyssa Gad, son-in-law Max Gad, stepson Jason Crump, brother Tony Bersano and sisters Carolee Hutchins and Marti Bersano and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Ron was a gifted businessman, musician, writer, and was an inspiration to those who knew him.
Ron volunteered for Pikes Peak Writers beginning in 2006 and served five years on the board of directors as vice president, president, and immediate past president. He also filled the role of webmaster during this time.