A longtime friend of the NHLOA and member of the NHL off-ice crew in Colorado has passed away.
Gary Pedigo Sr was a long time official in Colorado and formerly served as the Colorado Referee in Chief. He played a significant role in the development of many officials in the Rocky Mountain region and was inducted into the Colorado Ice Hockey Officials Hall of Fame in 2016.
Gary Sr. along with his son Gary Jr. was a member of our off-ice crew in Colorado. He sadly passed away on December 2nd. He is survived by his wife (Jacquie), 4 children, 17 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren.
In addition to his many hockey accolades, Gary Sr served in the US Army in Vietnam, served as Battalion Chief of the Westminster, CO Fire Department, and was most recently a member of the Police Department.
Gary was a great man who will be missed by many and the NHLOA extends its deepest condolences to the Pedigo Family.
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