John Albert Daugherty (1974 – 2021)

John Albert Daugherty, age 46, of Salida, passed away on Thursday March 4, 2021. 

Mr. Daugherty was born March 5, 1974 in Lawton, Oklahoma to James and Linda (Cox) Daugherty.

Mr. Daugherty moved to the area 6 years ago from Lawton, Oklahoma and was employed by the Buena Vista Health Clinic as a Nurse Practitioner. He has been in nursing since 1994 and a Nurse Practitioner since 2011. Being a Nurse Practitioner was his passion and he loved taking care of his patients and they all felt his love and caring. His family said that his family and nursing were the best parts of his life. 

Mr. Daugherty enjoyed hiking, being in the outdoors going for walks with his puppy Loki, graphic novels and watching movies with his family. He loved sports and his favorite team was the Las Vegas Raiders.

Mr. Daugherty was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother Linda Daugherty of Lawton, Oklahoma, daughters Myka and Reese Daugherty both of Poncha Springs, step-daughter Auguste Viers of Salida, CO, wife Amber Daugherty of Poncha Springs, CO, sisters Cathy Daugherty of Lawton, OK, Karen (Glen) George of Portland, OR, niece Rose, nephews Jack and Sean and his puppy Loki.

Memorial Services are set for 1:00 PM Saturday March 13, 2021 at Salida Vineyard Church. Friends who desire may make a memorial contribution to the donor’s favorite charity in John’s name. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.

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