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Florence Dora Rapp

Florence Dora Rapp, of Glendale, Ariz., died Thursday, July 4, 2002. She was 90.

She was born Oct. 3, 1911, at Ramah, Colo., to Rudolph Albert and Mary Winifred (Beckwith) Rapp.

She lived in Denver, Colo., Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Phoenix, Ariz.

She sold Avon products in Denver, and was the owner of the El Canon Motel and Mobile Home Park in Glenwood Springs.

Ms. Rapp was an award-winning poet, and her poems were published in national and regional anthologies. She also published three books of her poetry, “Outburst of Love” in 1975, “Love in Its Many Aspects” in 1979, and “Eve’s Rib” in 1985.

She sang in concerts and with operatic groups, was a member of the Art Guild in Glenwood Springs and Denver, and was a life member of Eastern Star and the International Graphoanalysts Society.

Ms. Rapp was preceded in death by brother Robert Rapp and sister Winifred Rapp Rochler.

She is survived by brother William H. Rapp, of Rush, Colo.; seven nieces and three nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and her caretaker and friend Kristina Stark, of Glendale.

A graveside service will be held in Rush at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kanza Cemetery Association, Rush, CO 80833.

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