Bé Womble Haver, age 71, died peacefully at home in Crested Butte on Nov. 5. She passed away unexpectedly due to heart complications. Born in Winston-Salem, N.C. to William Fletcher Womble and Jane Gilbert Womble on Dec. 30, 1946. Bé was the second of four children. She had an older brother Bill, a younger brother Russ, and younger sister Ann. Bé grew up in Winston-Salem, attended high school at St Genevieve’s in Asheville, N.C. and graduated from Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.J. She moved back to Winston-Salem where she met and married Don Haver in 1969. The following year the couple moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico where they thoroughly enjoyed the Caribbean lifestyle for the next eight-and-ahalf years. While in Puerto Rico Don and Bé had three children; Dale, Chris and Winnie. After their time in Puerto Rico they moved back to Winston-Salem and had two more children; Meghan and Fletcher. After raising their five children Bé and Don moved to Crested Butte in 2002. Bé was attracted to Colorado for both the mountains and the lifestyle, but what led her to move to Crested Butte was the energy work she discovered through her best friend Judi Theis. Bé quickly became a part of the fabric of the Crested Butte community. Beyond being kind and generous, Bé always saw herself as a mom first, both to her children and others in the communities around her. One of her greatest joys in life was raising her five children. Once her children were grown, Bé enjoyed taking on the role of being a grandmother not just to her family, but to many of the children she shared her life with including Danny and Ashley Albin and John and Maya Theis. She enjoyed meeting new people and striking up interesting conversations. One of Bé’s many gifts was her ability to truly listen to others to the point where they felt comfortable confiding in her and she would take a genuine interest in their lives. Bé was passionate about life and wished to better the lives of others by helping them realize the opportunities around them. Bé was a loyal and dependable friend for far too many to count. She had a wonderful sense of humor with a contagious laugh that she shared easily. She truly was a Wonder Woman. She had a passion for learning and was a vivacious reader. Besides people, Bé loved nature and being in the company of animals. Dogs were a fixture throughout her life and they came in all shapes and sizes from Dachshunds to Great Danes. She was an avid equestrian throughout her life. Her love of birds was apparent in all the bird feeders around her homes. Bé was also extremely passionate about gardening and nature. She loved cooking. Bé was an active member in all of the communities she has lived in. Giving of her time to many organizations including Hospice and classroom grandmother at the Crested Butte Community School. She is survived by her children: Dale, Chris, Winnie, Meghan and Fletcher; her siblings: Bill Jr., Russ, and Ann; and her grandchildren: Tate, Porter, Devun, and Logan. A Celebration of Life for Bé Haver will be held at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Please come with stories to share and a potluck dish. In lieu of flowers please send donations to: The Bé Haver Fund, Crested Butte Community School, PO Box 339, Crested Butte, Colo., 81224, or https://www.ohbedogful.com/oh-be-dogful-rescue.