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Vail Daily obituary: John Furtner, 1965-2014 (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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. (8)

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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Vail Daily obituary: Joseph ‘Jojac’ Jacaruso, 1924-2014 (9)

August 6, 2014 — 

Joseph “Jojac” Jacaruso, 90, of Edwards, passed away peacefully from heart complications on July 31, 2014. Predeceased by his parents, Dr. Joseph and Eileen Jacaruso, of Maspeth, N.Y., and sister …

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Vail Daily column: Jeanne Bridget Bird ‘Biddy’ O’Dwyer, 1925-2014 (10)

August 5, 2014 — 

Jeanne Bridget Bird “Biddy” O’Dwyer was born March 13, 1925, in Dallas, Texas, to Julia Shay and George Hedden Bird. She went to be with her Lord on Aug. 2, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Jackie Pyka (11)

August 5, 2014 — 

Longtime resident of the Vail Valley Jackie Pyka passed away July 6. Jackie was born in Muskegon, Michigan, and was a graduate of University of Michigan with a degree in …

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Vail Daily obituary: Wilma Medina, 1951-2014 (12)

July 20, 2014 — 

Wilma Medina, 63, of Pueblo, passed away Thursday in Grand Junction at St. Mary’s Hospital with family by her side. Wilma was born in Pueblo to Eloy and Martha Medina. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Timothy N. Fred, 1965-2014 (13)

July 17, 2014 — 

Timothy N. Fred, aka Bronco, was born on Mother’s Day, May 9, 1965, in Laramie, Wyoming. He left this earth on Tuesday. He lived life to the fullest with many …

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Vail Daily obituary: George Thomas “Geo” Forster, 1959-2014 (14)

July 16, 2014 — 

George “Geo” Thomas Forster, a longtime resident of Grand Junction, passed away July 6 at St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 55. George was born on Jan. 13, 1959, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Garrett Tyler LaForce, 1988-2014 (15)

July 11, 2014 — 

Garrett Tyler LaForce, teacher at Eagle Valley High School, passed away July 5, in a car accident near Telluride. Garrett had just finished his first year as a STEM teacher …

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Vail Daily obituary: Brandon J. White, 1986-2014 (16)

July 11, 2014 — 

Brandon J. White, Dec. 6, 1986-July 7, 2014. Born in Southern California but Colorado was his home. He was bright, caring, loving and could make any situation better with his …

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Vail Daily obituary: Michael John Dooher, 1923-2014 (17)

July 9, 2014 — 

Our hero, Col. Michael Dooher, is now soaring with the eagles. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Mike was a fighter pilot in the RAF, joining at age 17. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Elizabeth “Lisa” McGraw Webster, 1926-2014 (18)

July 7, 2014 — 

Elizabeth “Lisa” McGraw Webster, 88, died June 28 at her home in Sun Valley, Idaho. Born in New York City to Elizabeth Murtland Woodwell and Curtis Whittlesey McGraw, Lisa was …

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Vail Daily obituary: Sandy Miller Lewarton (19)

July 5, 2014 — 

Sandy Miller Lewarton passed away June 3 after living a life filled with adventurous sports that could have been lethal. Instead, she spend much of the last year of her …

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Vail Daily obituary: Jim Jarolimek, 1926-2014 (20)

July 4, 2014 — 

They called him the Montana Hairbag, and during the 1970s, he was a fixture on the deck by the old Golden Peak Ski School office. Jim Jarolimek had spent his …

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