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Vail Daily obituary: Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Voltz, 1940-2015 (1)

May 11, 2015 — 

We ski not as a sportBut as a way of lifeTo be closer to GodWho makes it all possible. Elizabeth (Betty) Lorraine Voltz went to be with our heavenly Father …

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Vail Daily obituary: Miral Pandya, 1959-2015 (2)

May 6, 2015 — 

Former Vail resident Miral Pandya passed away on Monday at her home in Gujarat, India, where she returned to live with her father after being diagnosed with lung cancer in …

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Vail Daily obituary: Frank A. Martinez, 1960-2015 (3)

May 6, 2015 — 

Heaven has a new angel ... Frank A. Martinez, 55, passed away Saturday surrounded by family and friends at the Hope West Care Center in Grand Junction.Frank was a loving …

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Vail Daily obituary: Frank A. Martinez Jr., 1960-2015 (4)

May 5, 2015 — 

Heaven has a new angel ... Frank A. Martinez, 55, passed away Saturday surrounded by family and friends at the Hope West Care Center in Grand Junction.Frank was a loving …

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Vail Daily obituary: Priscilla Ellen Thompson, 1952-2015 (5)

May 5, 2015 — 

Some people come into our livesAnd quickly fade away.Others move our souls to dance.They touch our hearts,Opening windows to realms we did not dream orImagine existed.They leave footprints on our …

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Vail Daily obituary: Rhonda Davis, 1951-2015 (6)

May 4, 2015 — 

Rhonda Davis passed away peacefully after a lengthy battle with rheumatoid arthritis.She came here from Detroit in the early 1970s. After earning a degree in fine arts from Wayne State …

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Vail Daily obituary: Shirley Blair (7)

April 29, 2015 — 

Notice of memorial service for Shirley Blair: First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, on Sunday at noon. Reception and lunch at 1 p.m.Please come celebrate her life …

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Vail Daily obituary: Patricia Eileen Fitzsimmons Riggin, 1936-2015 (8)

April 27, 2015 — 

Patricia Riggin left this earth peacefully with her sons and friends by her side. She made the Vail Valley her home for many years and made many friends. Her love …

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Vail Daily obituary: Bill Pyka, 1946-2015 (9)

April 27, 2015 — 

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Vail Valley local Bill Pyka.Born William Walter Pyka to Walter and Stephanie Pyka, of Muskegon, Michigan, Bill lost his battle …

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Vail Daily obituary: Patricia E. Riggin, 1936-2015 (10)

April 25, 2015 — 

Patricia E. Riggin, 79, died on April 17 in Denver.A funeral mass will be offered in St. Mary’s Church in Nutley, New Jersey, on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.Visiting is at …

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Vail Daily obituary: Peter Weitzman (11)

April 23, 2015 — 

Peter Aldwin Weitzman, known to many in the Vail Valley as the general manager of CubeSmart in Avon, passed away April 14. Though in the valley only three years as …

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Vail Daily obituary: Ida Lenore Morgan, 1924-2015 (12)

April 22, 2015 — 

Ida Lenore Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Manitou Springs to George and Gladys James. She was raised in Laramie, Wyoming. A graduate of Laramie High School in 1942, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Kenneth Dale Wilson, 1937-2015 (13)

April 20, 2015 — 

Former Eagle County Undersheriff Kenneth D. Wilson Sr. passed away April 11 in Fort Mohave, Arizona. He was born in Danville, Illinois, on Jan. 31, 1937, to Carl W. and …

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Vail Daily obituary: Marguerite Day, 1956-2015 (14)

April 7, 2015 — 

Marguerite Day, 59, of Eagle-Vail since 1989, passed away in Eagle-Vail on March 30. She was born on Feb. 21, 1956, to Everett and Charlotte DuPen in Seattle. Marguerite graduated …

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Vail Daily obituary: Anne Bittorf Cox, 1935-2015 (15)

March 26, 2015 — 

Anne Bittorf Cox passed away Monday peacefully with her family by her side at the Kahl Home in Davenport, Iowa.She was born in Sterling, Illinois, Nov. 12, 1935, to Joseph …

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Vail Daily obituary: Diana Lee Isgrig, 1940-2015 (16)

March 23, 2015 — 

A former longtime resident of the Vail Valley, Diana Lee (Dee Dee) Isgrig, of Grand Junction, passed away Jan. 27 at St. Mary’s Hospital.A memorial service will be held at …

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Vail Daily obituary: June Hicks, 1945-2015 (17)

March 22, 2015 — 

June Rosemary Hicks was a large part of the Eagle community, working for 15 years at the Eagle City Market. She worked hard and was a strong-willed and independent woman. …

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Vail Daily obituary: John Rainey, 1941-2015 (18)

March 16, 2015 — 

John Stringer Rainey, 73, of Camden, South Carolina, died Saturday.A memorial service will be held Tuesday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina, at 4 p.m. The Rev. James …

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Vail Daily obituary: Barbara Jaffee Fey, 1928-2014 (19)

March 12, 2015 — 

Barbara Fey, a pilot and designer of airline interiors, died Dec. 10 in Denver. She was 86.Barbara Florence Jaffee was born in New York City in 1928. She attended the …

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Vail Daily obituary: Marc D. DesRosiers, 1972-2015 (20)

March 10, 2015 — 

Marc David DesRosiers passed away unexpectedly near his home in Gypsum on Sunday morning. He was 42.An avid cyclist and runner, Marc’s greatest passions were his family, friends and living …

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