Vail Daily obituary: Dean D. Dahlin, 1954-2016 |

Vail Daily obituary: Dean D. Dahlin, 1954-2016

Dean D. Dahlin, born June 18, 1954, passed March 29.

He lived in Wahoo, Nebraska, and Tucson, Arizona, and resided in Eagle County from 1990 to 2016.

He is survived by his two daughters, Tonya Hoose and Carley Elbracht; his parents, Nate Dahlin and Joan Odell; and his siblings, Christopher, Todd, Kurt, Nancy, Robert, Karl and Diana

He was a painting contractor serving Eagle County, an accomplished photographer, a pyrotechnical and a fisherman.

Dean never met a stranger and his grand society of friends will always remember his smile and generosity.

A celebration of life will be held Wednesday at the Brush Creek Pavilion in Eagle from 4 to 7 p.m.

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