Class of 2002

The Boulder County Business Hall of Fame is pleased to present its Hall of Fame Inductees 2002

Glen and Ann Huey – Glen and Ann Huey purchased Town and Country Disposal in 1980. In the early years their five sons assisted with the business. Three sons: Mike, Pat and Craig, along with their wives Cathy, Josie and Susan were responsible for day-to-day operations. Through the years, the Hueys guided the company through the growth that the area has experienced. The company began with three trucks and six employees and has grown to thirty-one trucks and thirty employees. The family has also been very involved in community activities.

G. Raymond Joyce – G. Raymond Joyce is a leader in Boulder area business and community activities. He was co-founder, co-owner with his father Ralph of Joyce’s Supermarkets and more recently head of Joyce Investment Company. Joyce served on the Boulder city and county open space panels, and on the boards of numerous business firms and civic organizations. He was a director of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District for 30 years.

R.C. “Merc” Mercure Jr. – A 1957 graduate of the University of Colorado with a Ph.D. in physics, “Merc” Mercure helped start the Ball Brothers Research Corp., which later became Ball Aerospace. He also was a founder of Colorado Venture Management, lending his expertise to numerous Colorado-based start-ups. In 1996, he founded CDM Optics in Boulder. At CU, Mercure directed engineering and tech transfer programs and helped establish the Optoelectronic Computing Systems Center. He has served the Boulder community as a member of city council, the planning board and housing authority.

Juan Rodriguez – Juan Rodriguez has dedicated his life to engineering, manufacturing and marketing innovative computer data storage products. After designing some of the earliest tape storage products for IBM, Rodriguez went on to help found Storage Technology Corp., Exabyte Corp. and Ecrix Corp. Active in University of Colorado engineering programs, Rodriquez has dedicated time to numerous community and business organizations, including YMCA, United Way and chambers of commerce. In 1994, he was named Entrepreneur of Decade by Boulder’s Esprit Entrepreneur awards.

Dwight Sullivan – Dwight Sullivan has worked to improve people’s health in Boulder County since the purchase of his first drug store in 1949. Sullivan expanded his small chain of stores to eventually include Louisville Drug, Hiway Drug in Lafayette and Francis Street Pharmacy. Sullivan served his community as a member of the Boulder County Regional Planning Commission, the University of Colorado’s School of Pharmacy Advisory Council, the Longmont Chamber of Commerce, President of the Longmont Community Hospital Foundation and Rotary International.