On Monday Nov. 12, Gary Acord brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend passed away suddenly at the age of 76. A native of Wyoming, he was born in Casper, to Charles and Virginia Acord. He spent his childhood building roads in Wyoming with his Dad.

Charles Dan Pierce, age 70, of Gunnison passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 12 at his home in Gunnison. A Colorado native, he graduated from Western State College in 1970 and started his teaching career. He taught in Colorado Springs for 30 years before retiring and moving back to Gunnison.

David F. Guerrieri, 65, born in Gunnison, passed away Nov. 7 in Colburn, Colo. He is survived by his wife Cindy. A celebration of life will be announced in an obituary to follow.

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.

William “Bill” Joseph Lacy, Sr., age 86, passed away on Nov. 4 in Pueblo. He was born on April 6, 1932 in Crested Butte to Joseph Thomas Lacy and Mary Pasic Lacy. Bill’s father, Joe, followed his father Juri Lesac, to Crested Butte from Eastern Europe.

Charles Robert Irby, known to friends as “Bob,” passed away on Nov. 4 at the Gunnison Valley Senior Health Care Center. He was born to Bernard and Irma Irby on May 14, 1933 in Iola, Colo.

W. Russell Van Camp, 71, born in Durango, passed in Spokane, Wash. Memorial service is Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Spokane.

Paul Guerrieri, a resident of Pueblo West, Colo., passed away on Oct. 16. He was born on Feb. 4, 1942 in Crested Butte to Albert and Louise Guerrieri. He graduated from Gunnison High School and went to college at Western Colorado University. He married Peggy L. Price of Olathe on Aug.

Louise D. Cross, summer resident of Almont since 1984, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in El Paso, Texas on Sept. 26. She was born in El Paso on January 8, 1922. She met her husband Ralph there and became a supportive Army wife. She traveled the world, including all 50 states.

“How lucky are we to have someone that makes saying goodbye so hard.” -A. A. Milne James “Jim” Lowell Dotts found peace in Sun City, Ariz., on Oct. 17 at the age of 84.