Vail Daily obituary: Karyll Simpson Nelson, 1949-2012 |

Vail Daily obituary: Karyll Simpson Nelson, 1949-2012

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Vail, CO Colorado

Karyll Simpson Nelson, 62, of Vail, died March 20 at Denver Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born Dec. 2, 1949, in Mankato, Minn., to Charlie and Valoris Simpson.

Karyll graduated from Mankato High School in 1969 and completed her nursing degree at Mankato State in 1973.

She enjoyed knitting, gardening, and loved all cats and dogs.

At her request, there will be no services. Memorial gifts may be made to the organization of the donor’s choice or local animal rescue.

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She is survived by brother Jerry (Sally) Simpson, sister Shirley (John) Swanson, aunts, uncles many cousins, nieces and nephews. She is also survived by special friends DiAnn Papp and Susan Bergmark and her best friend, Zach the cat.

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