Jean M. Blue |

Jean M. Blue

Jean M. Blue of Carbondale died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004. He was 79.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs.

Mr. Blue was born June 15, 1924, in Glenwood Springs to Lloyd J. and Mary Catherine Blue.

He enjoyed a rich and full life living and working on the Blue family ranch.

Mr. Blue enjoyed snowmobiling, skiing, scuba diving, boating and was a competitor in archery tournaments throughout the state.

He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and a founding member of the Valley Archery Club, which is affiliated with the Colorado State National Archery Association. He was also active with the Mount Sopris Soil Conservation District and Garfield County Search and Rescue.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorine Blue; by a son, Brucey Blue; and by a brother, Lloyd “Buster” Blue.

Mr. Blue is survived by his wife, Dee Blue of Carbondale; by a brother, Harold Blue of Carbondale; by stepchildren and their spouses Jay and Ann Riley, and Karen and Dennis Natel; by a sister-in-law, June Blue of Marble; and by many nieces, nephews and good friends.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Blue’s name to the American Cancer Society, 2255 S. Oneida, Denver, CO 80224.

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