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Vail Daily obituary: Anthony W. Bevilacqua, 1978-2014 (1)

December 22, 2014 — 

Anthony W. Bevilacqua passed away Dec. 16 in Denver. Tony was born July 31, 1978, in Wheat Ridge and lived in Colorado all of his life. He was the son …

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Vail Daily obituary: Rosalie Trujillo, 1936-2014 (2)

December 21, 2014 — 

Rosalie Trujillo, 78, of Avon, passed away Dec. 16. A visitation will be held Sunday at St. Patrick Parish Church in Minturn from 5-6 p.m. with a rosary service to …

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Vail Daily obituary: Douglas Kirk Simonton (3)

December 19, 2014 — 

Douglas Kirk Simonton, 64, of Wilmington, Del., passed away peacefully Dec. 12 with his family at his side. Doug attended Wilmington Friends School and graduated from Lawrence Academy and Bowdoin …

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Vail Daily obituary: Brooks Edward Hampton, 1981-2014 (4)

December 18, 2014 — 

Please join us Saturday at 2 p.m. for a celebration of life for our beloved son, brother and loved one, Brooks Hampton. We are holding a gathering at the Eagle …

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Vail Daily obituary: Cooper Douglas Beals, 1993-2014 (5)

December 15, 2014 — 

Cooper Douglas Beals, 21, of Somerset, Pennsylvania, died Dec. 2. Born Jan. 13, 1993, in Vail, he is the son of Jack D. Beals, of Somerset, and Susan K. Baer, …

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Vail Daily obituary: Benjamin Mathew Fink, 1971-2014 (6)

December 8, 2014 — 

Benjamin Mathew Fink passed peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 30 of natural causes. Having just returned from Thanksgiving with the family, Ben spent the weekend skiing with friends and …

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Vail Daily obituary: Nathaniel West Blaser, 1993-2014 (7)

December 3, 2014 — 

Nathaniel West Blaser, 21, passed away suddenly Saturday in Colorado. Nate was born July 8, 1993, and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He attended Wood Gormley Elementary, Capshaw Middle …

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Vail Daily obituary: Dr. Edward J. Zneimer, 1942-2014 (8)

December 3, 2014 — 

There are a lot of average people in the world. Eddy was not one of them. He didn’t have an average intellect, average friends, average opinions, or an average family. …

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Vail Daily obituary: Melissa Jane Clarkson (9)

November 25, 2014 — 

Melissa Jane Clarkson, 56, of Broomfield, passed away Nov. 17. She is survived by her parents, Tom and Sara Bloom, and James Clarkson. A celebration of life will be held …

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Vail Daily obituary: Dan J. Cady (10)

October 30, 2014 — 

Dan J. Cady, 72, of Centennial, and one of the original professional ski patrolman at Vail for the opening season, passed away Sunday. His wife, Marla, and son, Tanner, were …

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Vail Daily obituary: Richard Gene Brown, 1947-2014 (11)

October 29, 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: Richard Gene Brown, 1947-2014 (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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