Wayne Harding, born 1921 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, was a naval pilot in WWII after graduating from Princeton University.  In 1946, he became a civilian test pilot for Chance Vought Aircraft.

Wayne HardingHe married Nancy Gean from Ft. Smith in 1948, and they raised five children in Topeka, Kansas and Denver, Colorado. Wayne was prominent in two industries by founding Harding Glass and Harding Steel.

He was a former member of the Young Presidents Organization; a sixty-four year member of Rotary – Topeka and Denver; a sixty-six year member of AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics); and author of The Extra 2% That Makes Sales Happen published in 1982, His Edge published in 2008 and Love's Edge published in 2011.

A Celebration of Wayne's life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Mon., February 20th at the Harvest Church, 7493 Old Mill Trail, Boulder.  Wayne Jr.'s greatest pride was in his family, their spirituality, and their genuine concern for each other. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Denver Leadership Foundation, 5500 E. Yale Ave., #100, Denver, CO 80222.