Obituary: Megan Elizabeth Lodge, Aug. 16, 2001-Dec. 26, 2018
Megan Elizabeth Lodge, of Eagle, Colorado, died on Dec. 26, 2018, at the age of 17.
A native of the Colorado mountains, she spent her earliest years in Gypsum and later moved to Eagle.
She was a senior at Eagle Valley High School, with aspirations to continue with her love for writing and film. Megan was the Student Director for theater and musical productions at Eagle Valley, and competed on the national level for the EVHS Devils Speech & Debate Team.
Megan is preceded in death by her grandfather, William A. Gruber, and her grandmother, Nina W. Lodge.
Megan is survived by her parents, Bill and Barb Lodge, and sister Kristen, of Eagle; grandparents Trudi Gruber, of Arvada, Colorado, and Martin D. Lodge, of Columbia Station, Ohio; aunts/uncles Karen & Larry Ryan, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Susan Gruber, of Seattle, Washington, and Laura Lodge, of Vail, Colorado.
A memorial fund has been established in her honor at Eagle Valley High School to benefit aspiring Speech & Debate team members.
Contributions can be made at http://bit.ly/meganlodgememorialfund.
The graduates of Vail Mountain School’s class of 2019 will be off to far-flung destinations next fall, set to enter college in one of 16 different states or explore the world on a gap year. One grad is even attending college in Canada.