Edward L. Feld, Jr. | PostIndependent.com

Edward L. Feld, Jr.

Edward L. Feld, Jr., (“Ed”), 74, of Carbondale, Colorado, passed away October 16, 2018, of complications from heart congestion.

Ed was born in Iowa to Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. Feld, & grew up in Manchester. Following graduation from West Delaware County High School, he worked as a lifeguard & swimming instructor in Redstone, Colorado, & sailed in the U.S. Marine- Pacific, Caribbean & Alaska waters. Following service with the U.S. Army Security Agency in South Vietnam & then West Germany, Ed attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado.

Ed met his future wife, Barbara, while in Germany where she was enrolled in a college year abroad program. They were married July 16, 1970, in Ouray, Colorado, initially lived in Gunnison, then Sitka, Alaska, & settled in Glenwood Springs where they lived until her death on December 16, 1985. Ed & Barb loved traveling, especially their Pan American Around-the-World tour, visiting the Far East, Australia, New Zealand & Europe.

Ed held several positions in Glenwood Springs & Garfield County, but he most enjoyed his position in Lift Operations with the Aspen Ski Company, where he worked for 20 years. He treasured his friendships with his co-workers, neighbors & lifelong friends.

Ed is survived by his sister, Pam Feld, of Hailey, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his parents & by his much loved wife, Barbara. He will be buried next to her in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Those wishing to make a remembrance of Ed might consider an organ/tissue donation.

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