Vail Daily obituary: Marc D. DesRosiers, 1972-2015 |

Vail Daily obituary: Marc D. DesRosiers, 1972-2015

Marc David DesRosiers passed away unexpectedly near his home in Gypsum on Sunday morning. He was 42.

An avid cyclist and runner, Marc’s greatest passions were his family, friends and living life to the fullest.

DesRosiers was the founding partner of Optimum Events & Entertainment, a festival management company based out of Vail. Marc was previously an owner of Whirled Peas Catering, Big Delicious Catering and Happy Valley Grill.

Born in Detroit, Marc attended Olivet Nazarene University and Eastern Michigan University. Marc was married to Barbara Lynn Schweiss on Oct. 30, 1999, in Evergreen. The couple has three children, Luke (13), Valerie (11) and Flora (4).

Marc was preceded in death by his father, Phil DesRosiers. Marc is survived by his wife, Barb; and their children, Luke, Valerie and Flora DesRosiers; mother, Marcia DesRosiers; sister, Michelle DesRosiers; brother, Mike DesRosiers (Dawn); and nephew Jake DesRosiers. Marc is also survived by countless friends who gravitated to his generous spirit and endless positive attitude.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Brush Creek Pavilion in Eagle. Everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Marc’s children through US Bank under Barb DesRosiers and Family For more information, call 800-872-2657.

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