Windisch memorial service Wednesday |

Windisch memorial service Wednesday

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

Daily Staff Report

VAIL ” A memorial service for longtime Vail resident and ski instructor Erich Windisch will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the base of Golden Peak at Vail Mountain.

A reception will follow at 7 p.m. at the Vail Marriott in Lionshead in the Colorado Ballroom, in the northeast corner of the building.

Parking is available at the Lionshead and Vail Village parking structures, and guests can take town of Vail buses to Golden Peak and the Marriott.

Windisch worked on the mountain for 39 years.

“Erich’s passion for skiing and his desire to share the sport with everyone he touched is something this community will never forget,” said Bill Jensen, chief operating officer of Vail Mountain. “While we mourn his loss; his legend will live on in Vail.”

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Windisch Fund at Alpine Bank.

For more information, call the Vail Mountain at 476-9090.

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