John “Jack” Collins (1931 — March 23, 2019) | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

John “Jack” Collins (1931 — March 23, 2019)

John “Jack” Collins of Basalt, Colorado, passed away on March 23, 2019, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. He was born in 1931 in Peekskill, New York, son of John D. Collins and Helen Hayes.

Jack is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara; his son Stephen Collins; daughter Susan Anderson; sister Rita Golder; and his grandchildren. His son, Patrick, and daughter, Ellen, predeceased him, as did his parents.

Jack graduated from Haldane High School in Cold Spring, NY, and joined the U.S. Air Force. He later studied at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and Union College. He spent most of his professional career at IBM and Advanced Micro Devices before retiring, twice!

In Basalt, Jack was an active member of St. Vincent Parish and the Basalt Lions Club.

He will be missed by everyone who knew him and loved him.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User