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Richard "Dick" Wilson BrittJuly 6, 1950 to June 23, 2004

Richard “Dick” Wilson Britt of Carbondale died June 23, 2004, at his home. He was 53.Mr. Britt was born July 6, 1950, in Pueblo to Robert W. and Minta A. Britt. He moved to the Western Slope in 1968 to attend Colorado Mountain College.While in the valley he worked as a ski instructor, welder, mechanic at Mid-Continent Mine, and rancher. Most recently he worked at the Harvey Ranch for 17 years in Snowmass Creek.Since his marriage to Jan in 2001, he enjoyed making his mark and improving their place, Meadowlark Mesa, overlooking Carbondale.Dick was loved by his family and many friends. He enjoyed time with family, exploring the mountains and working cattle on his mule, and learning Spanish from his many Latino friends. He also enjoyed working in the shop on various projects including his western iron works. He will be missed by many.He is survived by his wife Jan MacCready; mother, Minta Britt; sister Debra Hilsenroth; brothers Douglas (Julie) and Duffield (Nanette); daughter, Dotti Britt; son Darby Britt (Kassidi); stepson Carson Weller; grandchildren Rian, Kohl and Willow Britt; nephews and niece Dylan Jackretta, Brittney and Jack Britt.A memorial potluck will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at Mount Sopris Park in Carbondale. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alpine Bank under the “Latino Rotary Scholarship Fund.”Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs is in charge of arrangements. Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs is in charge of arrangements.


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