Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Ian Fearon, 62, of El Jebel passed away at University of Colorado Hospital on July 20, 2009, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 25, 1946 to John and Catherine (Carson) Fearon in Kincardine, Scotland. On Oct. 21, 1967 he married Dorothy Paterson in Tillicoultry, Scotland.
Ian immigrated to the U.S.A with his family on July 3, 1979. He worked with Kaiser Steel Coal Mines in Sunnyside Utah until 1984.
He and his family then moved to El Jebel Colorado where he worked with Mid-Continent Coal Mines, until they closed, he then worked for Columbine Moving and Storage in Aspen and most recently WindRiver Trees.
He loved camping, fishing, boating and family activities. He was preceded in death by his mother and father and infant sister Marie.
He is survived by his sister, Kathleen Murdoch; nephews, Andrew and Stuart in Scotland; his loving wife of 42 years Dorothy; daughters, Jacqueline (Danny) Maldonado, Tracey (Matt) Stecklein, Elaina Fearon and her fiance Bob Pelfrey; grandchildren, Daniel, Kathleen, Lane, and Paige; Father-in law, David Paterson. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fearon family to defray medical expenses or the American Cancer Society (Relay For Life).
A viewing is planned for 10 a.m., Saturday July 25, 2009 at St. Vincents’ Catholic Church on Midland Ave Basalt, a mass of Christian burial immediately following at 11 a.m., after which burial will be at Basalt Cemetery. Farnum Holt will be entrusted with the arrangements.
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