Paul J. Driskill |

Paul J. Driskill

Paul J. Driskill of Glenwood Springs passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on December 24th, 2010. He was 73.

He was a beloved husband, wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Paul was born in his grandmother’s house in Lamar on June 22, 1937. He attended Lamar Union High School where he played on two state championship football teams.

He continued his education at Adams State College, where he received a BA and MA.

He married Jeannie Holdren in 1960 and taught high school on Guam and in Silverton before teaching at Glenwood Springs Elementary School for 30 years. He was active in the Colorado running community.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannie; daughters, Mary Kay Reed and Kim Stallone; son, Qwo-Li Driskill; grandchildren, Rachel Rosas, Rebecca Fuller, Taylor Reed, Dylan Reed and four great-grandchildren, Mason Rosas, Kaitlyn Rosas, Kayla Fuller and Cameron Fuller. He is also survived by his brother James Driskill, his sister Pat Yoder and his dog Spooky.

He was preceded in death by his brother Robert Driskill, his mother Thelma Muriel Appel, and his father Paul Edward Driskill.

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