Published: Feb. 25, 2015

Former University of Colorado at Denver Psychology Professor Gary S. Stern died Dec. 31, 2014, at his home in Littleton, CO. Gary was born in 1939 in the Bronx in New York City, to Miklos and Irene Stern. He received his BA in Spanish from New York University, his MA in psychology from Alfred University, and his PhD in social psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Stern taught for almost 40 years in the psychology department at the University of Colorado at Denver. He was a brilliant researcher and a popular and challenging professor who inspired countless students during his long career. His abundance of wit and charm will be much missed. He is survived by his sons Nicholas and Michael Stern. At his request, no services were held. Those wishing to remember Gary may send a donation to CCFA:

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
National Processing Center
Attn: Honor & Memorial Gifts
P.O. Box 1245
Albert Lea, MN, 56007-9976