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January 18, 2013
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Shirley Jean Johnston

Shirley Jean Johnston, 82, passed away Jan. 14, 2013, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, CO. Shirley was born March 25, 1930, in Yonkers, New York, to John and Martha Krug.

Shirley is survived by her son John Douglas (Sara) Morrison; daughters Nancy Lynn (Bruce) Bowen and Beth (Ken) Redding; brother Maynard Webster Krug; and granddaughter Laura Johnston. Shirley will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was talented in diverse ways - an artist, a musician, and a writer. She had a fun-loving personality, an encompassing love for all people, and a sincere caring for all animals.

There will be a memorial service Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Aspen Chapel in Aspen, CO. Immediately after the service, there will be a celebration of Shirley's life at Bruce and Lynn Bowen's home: 649 Hillcrest Drive Basalt, CO 81621.

Family suggests memorial contributions be made to World Wildlife Fund or the Humane Society of the United States.

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