Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Lloyd Harwood

Lloyd Harwood

Owner/Funeral Director

Lloyd Harwood is a Funeral Director and the owner of Harwood Funeral Home.  His passion for Fremont County started at childhood.  Lloyd grew up in Penrose and Florence Colorado and is a proud graduate of Florence High School.  After working as a Funeral Director in El Paso and Fremont counties for a number of years, Lloyd recognized that he had a true love for the business.  He knew that being able to help families through a very difficult time was extremely fulfilling for him personally.  Lloyd also saw an unmet need in the community, and decided to embark on the journey of opening his own funeral home.  One where quality service was top priority.  Lloyd's knowledge, expertise, and spirit of service have helped to make Harwood Funeral Home a leader within the communities we serve.  Aside from his business, Lloyd enjoys being an active member in Fremont County.  Past experience includes being a Board member for the Fremont County Tourism Council, along with serving as a Board Member for the Fremont Civic Theatre.  He is also actively involved in education and is currently serving on the School Board for Canon City RE-1 school district.

Telephone: 1-719-334-2445


Carol Malin

Carol Malin

Office Manager / Preneed Specialist

Carol Malin is a lifelong resident of Fremont County.  Prior to joining Harwood Cremation and Funeral, Carol was the the office manager for the former Shadow Hills Country Club.  Carol is a licensed agent and sells preneeds through Unity Financial.  


Samuel "Sam" Cruz

Funeral Director

Sam Cruz is a lifelong resident of Fremont County, and an at-need funeral director with Harwood Funeral Home. Since he was a young child, his passion has always been to be a funeral director and to serve our beautiful community. He is an animal activist and supports and donates to the local humane society. Sam takes care of all funeral arrangements for all pets through Paws to Remember located at the chapel. Sam enjoys the outdoors and loves fishing and hiking and reading. As a member of this community, Sam feels being a funeral director is the best way he can serve this community. 

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