Brian P. Fairman |

Brian P. Fairman

Brian P. Fairman of New Castle died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, in Glenwood Springs. He was 45.

A celebration of his life will be held in May. Friends, co-workers and acquaintances who wish to join in the celebration are asked to send their name, mailing address and telephone number to Laurie Sutliff, P.O. Box 516, New Castle, CO 81647.

Mr. Fairman was born Sept. 8, 1958, in Albuquerque, N.M., to Frances Phyllis DeBaca and Paul Bernard Fairman.

He worked on the Glenwood Canyon project, and was then employed by the Colorado Department of Transportation for the following 17 years.

Mr. Fairman was a man of full honesty, integrity, sincerity, vast intelligence, privacy and a great sense of humor.

He was an avid reader and frequented the Garfield County Branch Library in New Castle, where the staff kept him up to par on the latest reads.

He enjoyed rafting on the Colorado River and golfing with his buddies.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Fairman is survived by brothers and sister-in-law Dale and Robin Fairman of Marysville, Wash., and David Fairman of Albuquerque; by sisters Pamela Fairman and Martha Grant, both of Albuquerque; by a nephew, Pvt. Nicholas Grant, stationed in Germany; by nieces Christina Grant of Boulder, and Jessica Heil and her husband, Michael Heil, of Albuquerque; and by a dear friend, Laurie Sutliff of New Castle.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the New Castle Library, P.O. Box 320, New Castle, CO 81647.

Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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