Obituary: James E. ‘Ed’ Myers, May 29, 1942, to Sept. 25, 2018
October 6, 2018
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, James E. "Ed" Myers passed away in Glenwood Springs at the age of 76.
Ed is survived by daughter Tammy Conway, sons Jeff Myers, of Gypsum, and Timothy (TC) Myers, of Oak Creek, and stepdaughter Alison (Rhett) Rucker, of Flagstaff, Arizona; granddaughters Angela Conway and Wyleigh Myers; grandsons Raymond Conway, Jesse and Kellen Myers; step-grandchildren Cameron, Izaac and Zoe Rucker; brothers Larry (Donnia) Myers and Buzzy Myers; sisters Joan White and Donna (Dan) Nowak; four nieces, three nephews and ex-wives Pam Schultz and Susie Bullis.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Cecil Myers, and daughter-in-law, Tiffany Robinson Myers.
Ed was born on May 29, 1942, in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to Helen and Cecil Myers. Ed graduated from Battle Mountain High School in 1960.The majority of his working life was spent in the ski industry, building lifts, gondolas or trams on Vail Mountain, Beaver Creek, Alyeska Resort in Alaska, Las Vegas, Texas, New Mexico, Puerto Rico and Silver Mountain, Idaho.
He is a man who loved his family sincerely. His children and grandchildren remember him as a kind and loving dad and papa. His sister Joan said it best" "Ed played hard and worked hard." He loved to cook, hunt, fish and watch his grandchildren play sports.
A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2019. Ed's family would like to thank Dr. Dent and staff, Dr.'s Gaines, Oliver and Campana, Kathy Via, Tracy Klugger at Porter Adventist Hospital, Valley View Hospital staff, Castle Peak Senior Life & Rehabilitation, Home Health & Hospice of the Valley staff and Visiting Angels of Eagle for their dedication and care of Papa Ed.
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