Clayton Trapp ’02

CLAYTON ALBERT TRAPP, 42, of Grand Rapids, Michigan was born July 8, 1980 and passed away on February 20, 2023 in Golden, Colorado.

Clay graduated from Forest Hills Central and was a All-State Linebacker (along with his brother Clint). Clay graduated from Hope College, Holland MI with a business degree. Finally settling in Golden, Colorado where he worked for Decra Roofing as a Sales Manager.

Clay was an avid sports parent (usually outcoaching the coaches) and was so proud of his kids and all their accomplishments. He enjoyed the mountains, working on his home or condo, and spending time with his family. He loved/hated The Bears and was a masterful Chef in the kitchen. Clay instantly filled a room with laughter. A true original.

Clay was preceded in death by his parents Scott & Jeri Trapp, along with grandparents Albert & Betty Trapp. He is survived by his wife of 19 years Sara Jean Trapp ’03, and his three children, Elizabeth, Abigail, and Joshua. He is also survived by: his sister Courtney (Gabe) Johnson and their children Henry and Vera; his brother Clinton (Deanna) Trapp and their children Ben, Bella, and Ryan; his in-laws Christopher (Diana) Gray, his brother-in-law Christopher M (Stacy) Gray; along with many uncles, aunts, cousins, and good friends. T

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