ARAPAHOE, Colo. (KDVR) – UPDATE (1/6/2023) — Deputy Conger will be laid to rest on Jan. 12, with a private funeral service.

A first responder in Arapahoe County suffered a major health crisis on Wednesday and unfortunately died as a result.

In a tweet posted at 11:27 a.m. on Thursday, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Deputy Kraig Conger died while on duty on Dec. 28.

According to ACSO, Conger suffered from a major heart attack while on duty.

“Kraig, you will be missed but never forgotten,” ACSO officials said in a statement. “Rest easy friend, we have the watch from here.”

He is survived by his wife, Leslie, his son Kaleb and his daughter Hannah. A GoFundMe has been organized in order to raise funds for his family, which you can contribute to here.

Conger worked for ACSO for 22 years and was 51 when he passed away on Wednesday.

FOX31 will update this story with details on Deputy Conger’s funeral services when they are released by officials.