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Jackson, WYJackson Hole News&Guide Newspaper

Richardson, 77, patroller at Snow King

Hal Richardson, a longtime community member of Jackson, died June 1 in Cheyenne. He was 77. The following was provided by his family. Hal was born on Oct. 24, 1943, in Salt Lake City to Harold and Ellen (Barrett) Richardson. He was their first son and the second child of six. His family owned and operated a small dairy from their home at 1501 Spring Lane until Hal was 11 years old. It was during this time that he developed his extraordinary work ethic, commitment to duty and loyalty to family — characteristics that served to provide him with a strong identity throughout the remainder of his life.
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Durango, CODelta County Independent

Edward Douglas Brown

Born March 3, 1928, Edward Douglas Brown was the second child born to Percy High Brown and Maude Katherine (Fager) Brown of Durango, Colorado. Ed had four brothers and four sisters. Edward passed away peacefully on May 20, 2021, in Peoria, Arizona. Ed’s dad, Percy, worked for the Colorado State Road Department and was a blader, maintaining roads over Wolf Creek Pass. All the children attended St. Columbus Parochial School.
Santa Fe, NMSantafe New Mexican.com

Capital baseball team continues hot streak

The 2021 Capital baseball team continued its remarkable turnaround with another pair of accomplishments. With a District 5-5A doubleheader sweep of Santa Fe High on Saturday, the Jaguars hit the 10-win mark for the first time in 15 years. They also secured their first winning record since the 2005 team went 12-11 and reached the Class 4A quarterfinals.
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Lake County, COMountain Mail

Derald Dewayne “Max” Maxwell

Derald Dewayne “Max” Maxwell, 84, died May 26, 2021. He was born April 23, 1937 in Red Wing, Minnesota to Robert Theodore and Dorothy Wilhemina Maxwell. He was raised in Red Wing and attended Red Wing High School. Upon graduation he attended Mankato State Teachers College in Mankato, Minnesota (now...
Alamosa, COconejoscountycitizen.com

‘Chasing Excellence’ wins gold

“Chasing Excellence,” the biography of legendary Adams State University coach Joe I. Vigil, has struck gold. “Pretty fitting, in an Olympic year, right?” said the book’s author, Pat Melgares, an Alamosa native and a four-time All-American runner for Vigil’s teams in the mid-1980s. Vigil was born to a single mother...
Taos, NMTaos News

Mary Cruz,

Our beloved mother, passed away on March 1, 2021. She was born in San Luis, CO on October 26, 1923. She was raised in Alamosa, CO and graduated from Adams State College in 1945. Mary was a respected teacher in the Taos Municipal Schools for 37 years. She loved working with children. She also taught catechism at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Taos, NM. Mary volunteered at the Veteran's Hospital when she moved to Albuquerque, NM in 1996. She was an avid and loyal Lobo basketball fan. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, travel and casino outings. Mary also enjoyed playing the piano. Her dedication and love of family was a driving force in her life. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Frank E. Cruz; parents, Domitila and Federico Gonzales; in-laws, Elvira, "Vila" and Alberto Cruz; three brothers and two sisters. She is survived by daughters, Geri Griego (Jim), Jean Cruz; brother, Arnold Gonzales; grandchildren: Frank Griego (Stephanie), Marian Matuska (Dave), Antonio Lopez (Felicia); great-granddaughters: Heather and Lauren Griego, Nevaeh and Lynnea Lopez, Faith and Hope Matuska. Other survivors include beloved family members, nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial services will be held on Friday June the 4th at 10am at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Taos. Rosary will be prayed at 9am. Burial service to follow at Sierra Vista Cemetary.