ARVADA, Colo. — Officer Gordon Beesley’s life reached beyond his role as a school resource officer; he was a drummer at heart and played in notable bands, like Brethren Fast and The Railbenders.
Nathan Nicholson says Beesely shared his drumming skills with him and later selected him as his replacement with Brethren Fast. The two became friends in 1995.
“I just saw this guy behind the drums with a big smile on his face, and he was loving what he was doing,” Nicholson said. “He was a singing and playing drums — he could do both and the crowd loved