John Harry Lent, 73, passed away on May 30 in Edgewood. He was born Nov. 17, 1942, in Danbury, Connecticut to the late Harry and Anna (Openkun) Lent. John served his country proudly in the United States Army and on April 14, 1984, he married his soul mate, Mary L. Gardner in Las Vegas, Nev. He was very passionate about science and technology as well as boating. Another favorite pastime of his was amateur radio. John and Mary have lived in Edgewood since 1985. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. John is survived by his wife Mary Lent of Edgewood; sons, Jason Lent and Lindy, of Denver, Colo., and Jeffrey Lent and Andrea, of Austin, Texas; stepchildren, Michele Rubenstrunk and Chris, of Mesa, Ariz., Laurie McLellan and Dwight, of Gilbert, Ariz., Jeffery Terry and Lorena, of Tempe, Ariz. and sister, Elaine Whitlock and Ed, of Lincoln, N.H. No services are scheduled at this time.