Hauff services Wednesday in Beaver Creek
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 3 at the Beaver Creek
Chapel at 4 p.m. for long-time local Brian Hauff.
Hauff, 54, died Saturday evening at home, after a year-long struggle
brain cancer. A reception for friends will follow at 5 p.m. at the
Homestead Court Club in Edwards.
Hauff was well-known in national and regional tennis circles, and
particularly at the Homestead Court Club where he was director of
“He was the heart and soul of that club,” said Steve Wickum, president
the Homestead Homeowner’s Association.
Many tenured locals remembers Hauff’s early days when he owned the Lord
Vail salon in Crossroads, and when he was the tennis pro at the Potato
He later operated the new Homestead Court Club when it opened in the
-1980s and was able to attract top-notch tennis there.
“He established the Homestead as the center of tennis in the Vail
said doubles teammate and friend of Hauff’s, Stuart Green, who has known
Hauff since the late 1970s.
Green said Hauff had an organizational knack and was able to
arrange court times for friends and club members, and his phone calls
abut tennis times were often distilled to the essentials.
“He’d call me, something like, “Stuart? Brian. Noon,” and was able to
communicate so much with so few words. He was an organizer and just
enhanced the image of the club and the Vail Valley. We were darn good
Hauff is survived by his wife Jeannie; grown daughters Martha and
his father Jack Hauff of Golden and a sister, Kathleen Lawson also of
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