Timothy John Markoya (July 31, 1984 — November 2, 2016) | PostIndependent.com

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Timothy John Markoya (July 31, 1984 — November 2, 2016)

Timothy John Markoya, 32, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, in Littleton, CO. He was born July 31, 1984, in Bridgeport, CT, and lived in Connecticut through 8th grade. The family moved to Colorado Springs in 1998 then to Carbondale in August of 1999.

Tim attended Roaring Fork High School for his last three years of high school where he played football and rugby. He was also on the Student Council. He graduated in 2002.

As a Dean’s List student at University of Colorado-Boulder Leeds School of Business, Tim studied hard and made many lasting friendships. He was passionate about CU Football, continuing to go to the games as a regular Fall tradition. After his junior year at CU, he studied abroad for seven weeks in Perugia, Italy, making many lasting memories. He loved Italy all the other American students he met. He graduated in 2006 with a B.A. degree in Business Administration with a minor in Finance.

At the Department of the Interior in the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood, Tim had worked as a Mineral Revenue Specialist for the last nine years.

He is survived by his parents Frank and Claire Markoya, brother Daniel and his wife Elissa, sister Catherine and her son Jayden, grandparents Leo and Jean Carter, numerous aunts, uncles, and our foreign exchange brother Matthias from Austria. A Celebration of Life service will be held on December 3, 2016, from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, at the Gathering Center at the Orchard, 110 Snowmass Drive in Carbondale. Reception following.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Timothy J. Markoya Scholarship fund at Alpine Bank. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a Roaring Fork High School graduate attending CU Boulder.