Vail Daily obituary: Rocco LaGuardia, 1941-2015 |

Vail Daily obituary: Rocco LaGuardia, 1941-2015

Rocco “Roxie” LaGuardia passed away on Aug. 29.

Survived by children Tim (Beth) LaGuardia, Joni (Mark) Schmidt and Julie (Gary) Leeper; six grandchildren; sister Linda (Tony) Smith; nephews Todd (Lori) Smith and Chad Smith; and one great-niece. Preceded in death by his parents Rocco and Clara LaGuardia, and wife, Georgia LaGuardia.

Rocco was a retired firefighter with North Washington Fire and Rescue in Colorado. He loved dogs, all things sports and hunting and fishing.

The memorial service is Thursday at 6 p.m. at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 9998 Grant St., Thornton. A reception will follow.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association,

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