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Louisa Schwarz’s tree lit again

A holiday thank-you to Commissioner Tom Jankovsky, County Manager Kevin Batchelder and crew for lighting the tree at 11th and Grand.

The tree was planted 85 years ago in memory of a beloved Glenwood woman named Mrs. Louisa Schwarz. She welcomed all the town children into her home on Ninth and Pitkin every December for homemade cookies and a chance to hear the Christmas tree music box she brought from Germany. She and her husband lost their only child, a little girl, at the age of 3, but they loved all of Glenwood’s little ones like their own.

It’s so nice to see lights on her tree again this year.

Deborah Williams

Glenwood Springs

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