Leaving a legacy of love

By Randy Wyrick

BURNS — George “Bud” Gates was fond of saying, well, lots of wonderful stuff.Among the most timeless: “Before you try to train kids, you should train a horse.” Both call for gentle, consistent instruction, repetition and praise.He was raised that way on the Gates Ranch, as a fourth-generation rancher. His namesake, baby George, is one of 27 great-grandchildren being raised the same way.He wanted to be at the ranch when the angels called. He was. He was 86.A service is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, at the Eagle County fairgrounds rodeo arena. It’s a potluck, so bring something to …

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