Vicki Carol Goss (Leon), was born Oct. 10, 1948 to Dan and Martha Leon of Delta, Colo. She grew up in Delta and graduated from high school in 1967. Two weeks after graduation on June 4, she married the love of her life, Melvin Goss.

John Patrick McIlwee of Colorado Springs passed away Dec. 11, 2017, at Brookdale Greenwood Village.

Leopold Antoni Czajkowski died at home in Gunnison on Jan. 9, with his life partner Gwen Pettit at his side, following a long battle with cancer. Lee lived life to

Although just 55 years old at the time of his tragic death Jan. 6 in an ice climbing accident, lifelong Lake City admirer Jack Nichols had in fact already lived

Hurl Risner passed away on Jan. 5 peacefully in his sleep in Denver, Colo. He was born in 1926 in Seitz, Ky., to Harry and Lura Risner, tobacco farmers. Enlisting

Brad was born on Sept. 22, 1961, to parents Gerald and Diana Martinez. He died Nov. 15, 2017, of complications from several long-term health conditions. He lived in Gunnison with

Asking and waiting for snow, Elizabeth Ann (Beth) Ozyp was granted that wish before she closed her eyes ending a long battle with cancer on Thursday morning, December 14, 2017

Rosalie Perusek of Palisade passed away Dec. 10, 2017. She was 86 years of age. Rosalie was born in Doyleville, Colo., on Oct. 12, 1931 to Robert Prosser and Edith

Robert "Bob" Sunderlin, Jr., 75, passed away Dec. 9, 2017. Bob was born Feb. 8, 1942, in Gunnison, Colo. and was raised at the family ranch at Iola, Colo.; and

Matthew Lawrence Brown was born to Darrell and Sharon Brown in Wichita Falls, Kan., in 1959. He passed away tragically on Oct. 25, surrounded by friends and family.