David E. Paulsen, 57, of Lakewood, Colo., passed away October 8, 2008 after a long and courageous battle with GIST. He was the beloved husband of Barbara; father of Travis (Sonja) and Adam (Anne); son of Gerald and Mary; brother of Barbara (Bill) Swanson, Laurie McCauley and Tom (Joann). Dave was born Jan. 5, 1951 and married Barb (Bernhard) on Jan. 8, 1972. He graduated from Ft. Lewis College in 1973, and completed his MBA at Regis University in 2000. He was a national bank examiner for 10 years and worked in the banking industry for 23 years. He coached youth football and baseball from 1984 to 1989.