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Vail Daily obituary: Richard Gene Brown, 1947-2014 (1)

October 25, 2014 — 

Richard Gene Brown lived in the Vail Valley for more than four decades. He passed away Oct. 22 in his Eagle-Vail home. Born Aug. 27, 1947, Rich grew up in …

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Vail Daily obituary: Thomas Fredrick Rau, 1945-2014 (2)

October 22, 2014 — 

Thomas Fredrick Rau, who has lived in the valley for more than four decades, succumbed to complications from ALS on Sept. 27. He died in the arms of his wife, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Kathryn Heyser, 1933-2014 (3)

October 17, 2014 — 

It is with “aloha” in our hearts that we announce the passing of Kathryn H. Heyser. Kathy passed away Tuesday in her home in Eagle after a short battle with …

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Vail Daily obituary: Jameson William Stout, 1996-2014 (4)

October 15, 2014 — 

Jamie Stout, 18, of Twin Lakes, passed away Oct. 8 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Jamie was born March 23, 1996, in Vail to Jackie Whelihan and David Stout. …

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Vail Daily column: Ron Piel, 1929-2014 (5)

October 14, 2014 — 

Ron Piel passed away in Grand Junction on Aug. 30 due to complications of dementia. He proudly served his country from 1951-1953 in the Army Big Red One Division. In …

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Vail Daily obituary: Jeanne H. Tilkemeier, 1929-2014 (6)

October 9, 2014 — 

Jeanne Tilkemeier, 85, passed away suddenly at her home in Eagle Ranch on Monday. Jeanne was known for her sunny personality, her gentle demeanor and her ever-present smile. She was …

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Vail Daily obituary: Karl George Mayne, 1941-2014 (7)

October 7, 2014 — 

Karl George Mayne, 73, of Conifer, passed away Sept. 29 suddenly after having a wonderful day doing what he loved by being outside and enjoying some rock art. Karl was …

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Vail Daily obituary: Thomas A. Weber, 1935-2014 (8)

September 29, 2014 — 

Tom Weber, of Parachute, passed away unexpectedly Friday. Tom was a gifted carpenter and construction foreman. His craftsmanship can be found in numerous buildings, and he was part of the …

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Vail Daily obituary: Charles Russell Powers, 1945-2014 (9)

September 21, 2014 — 

Charles Russell Powers was born June 1, 1945, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Gable Powers. His maternal grandparents and great-grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Nicolas Walsh and Mr. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Robert Bonfoey Taylor, 1952-2014 (10)

September 17, 2014 — 

Robert Bonfoey Taylor died peacefully at his Denver home on Friday. Born Oct. 21, 1952, in New York City to Vernon Jr. and Ann Bonfoey Taylor and raised in Denver, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Daniel Brewster Culver, 1952-2014 (11)

September 15, 2014 — 

Daniel Brewster Culver died after a brief battle with cancer at his home in Edwards on Sept. 2. He was 62 years old. The son of Catherine Brewster Culver (later …

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Vail Daily obituary: Anthony ‘Vern’ Tezla, 1936-2014 (12)

September 3, 2014 — 

After a long illness, Vern Tezla passed away on Aug. 23. He was also known as Tez. Vern retired from the Air Force in 1975 and moved to Vail with …

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Vail Daily obituary: John Furtner, 1965-2014 (13)

August 28, 2014 — 

John moved to Vail five years ago and touched the lives of many in the local community. He was a good friend to many always willing to lend a helping …

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Vail Daily obituary: Liza Beth Repasky Lowe (14)

August 28, 2014 — 

Liza Beth Repasky Lowe, 33, beloved daughter, sister and mother of two sons and boundless source of inspiration and joy for all who knew her, died unexpectedly after collapsing at …

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Vail Daily obituary: Cuhatlique Cardenas, 1990-2014 (15)

August 26, 2014 — 

Cuhatlique Cardenas, 23, of Edwards since 2008, passed away Thursday in Cordillera. She was born Dec. 15, 1990, to John Rendon and Rosa Maria Cardenas Flores in Garden Grove, California. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Jose Delaido Cordova, 1930-2014 (16)

August 25, 2014 — 

Joe Cordova, 83, of Bond, passed away Friday. He and his amazing, unique sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him. He was born Sept. 15, 1930, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Tres Adcock, 1984-2014 (17)

August 21, 2014 — 

Vail suffered a tragic and shocking loss when Harold “Tres” Adcock III abruptly left this world. Please come celebrate the light and love of Tres, a truly magical, loving, loyal …

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Vail Daily obituary: Georgia Filter (18)

August 19, 2014 — 

A memorial service will be held on Friday for Eagle native Georgia Filter, who passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 17. The service will begin at 1:30 p.m. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Gary Valentine, 1937-2014 (19)

August 19, 2014 — 

Garrison (Gary) Valentine, a world traveler and longtime local of the Vail Valley, lost his battle to dementia on July 9 in Sydney, Australia. Gary was born in San Antonio …

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Vail Daily obituary: Holcomb Bibb Latting Jr. (20)

August 9, 2014 — 

Holcomb B. Latting Jr., 93, died peacefully on Aug. 1 at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Miramar Beach, Fla. “H.B” was born in Plant City, Fla., on Feb. 21, 1921. …

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