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Former Leadville Mayor Bud Elliott dies after testing positive for COVID-19

Elliott, 70, also served on the city council and volunteered

Kieran Nicholson
The Denver Post
Mayor Bud Elliott of Leadville, Colorado on March 13, 2010.
Craig F. Walker/The Denver Post

Former Leadville Mayor Bud Elliott, well known for his tireless generosity, volunteerism and community service, had a familiar response for anyone who inquired about his well-being — “Sparkly!”

Elliott, 70, died Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the current Leadville mayor and his son’s Facebook post.

A Leadville resident since 1994, Elliott served on the city council from 2000 to 2004 before becoming mayor from 2005 to 2013.



Friends and colleagues described him as a big man with a big heart.

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