Lowell Brookings "Brooks" Linman
Lowell Brookings “Brooks” Linman of Glenwood Springs died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2003, in Lahaina, on the island of Maui in Hawaii, from complications of cirrhosis of the liver. He was 44.
He was born Aug. 27, 1958, in Lake Forest, Ill., to Katherine Elder and Lowell Burton Linman. He spent his childhood in Northbrook, Ill., and graduated from Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook.
He earned a ski area management certification in Michigan.
Mr. Linman lived in Costa Mesa, Calif., before moving to Glenwood Springs 14 years ago. He worked as an electrician.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge.
He enjoyed golf, reading, family and friends.
When he learned of his diagnosis, Mr. Linman quit drinking and planned a road trip in order to live his final days to the fullest. He drove through the desert and over the mountains in search of the perfect 18th hole.
He continue to maintain control of his life as he pursued his final destination of the beaches of Hawaii.
Mr. Linman is survived by brothers and sisters-in-law Cully and Kristi Linman of McAlester, Okla., and Whitney and Sonja Linman of Glenwood Springs; by a sister, Stacy Linman; by nephews Paul Linman of McAlester and Sawyer Linman of Glenwood Springs; and by special friends Connie Cline, and Connie’s daughter, Tanya, and Tanya’s husband, Doug, and their children, Ashley and Austin.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood Springs, with the Rev. Jeff Carlson officiating.
A reception will follow on “the Hill,” at the Glenwood Springs Golf Course.
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