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David Nicholas Alcorta

David Nicholas Alcorta of Basalt died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at a baseball tournament in Las Vegas, Nev. He was 39.

A funeral service was held March 18 at Christ Community Church, with Thomas Cheatam officiating. Burial followed at Basalt Cemetery.

A memorial service was also held at Basalt High School on March 18.

Mr. Alcorta was born Feb. 22, 1965, in Bennington, Vt., to Linda Nieser and David J. Alcorta. He graduated from Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, Calif.

He attended Vanderbilt University, and then earned a bachelor’s degree in sports physiology from Fresno State University in California.

He married Debbie Jewett on Dec. 2, 1995, in Las Vegas.

He served in the Army National Guard.

His primary occupation was recreation. He lived in San Diego, Nashville, Tenn., Fresno Calif., and Snowmass before moving to Basalt five years ago.

Mr. Alcorta enjoyed life, family and friends old and new, baseball and Colorado.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Alcorta of Basalt; by sons Dominick Nieser Alcorta, 8, and Derek Nicholas Alcorta, 5; by his parents, David J. and Linda N. Alcorta of New Hampshire; and by a sister, Ellen Alcorta Cole of Winchester, N.H.

Memorial contributions may be made at Alpine Bank.

Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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