Robin J. Young |

Robin J. Young

Robin J. Young, of Rifle, passed away on Jan. 17, 2005, at the age of 44.Robin was born on Oct. 20, 1960, to William McDaniel and Betty Knueppel in Hot Springs, S.D. She married Timothy Young on Feb. 9, 2001, in Rifle. He survives.Robin worked as the assistant manager at J.C. Penney in Glenwood Springs for the past five years. She was also a paramedic for 13 years. Robin enjoyed writing songs, poems and books, and even had some of her works published. Her husband, Tim, is going to make sure that more of her writings get published. Robin loved nature, flowers, fishing and animals, as well as her two dogs, Dozzer and Thor.She is survived by her husband of Rifle; daughter Shannon Lasco, of Denver; parents William and Betty McDaniel, of Arizona; twin brother Ronnie McDaniel; and brothers Richard, Billy and Eddie McDaniel, all of Arizona. She will be deeply missed by all those who loved her.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation, 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216, in memory of Robin Young.Family and friends will hold a memorial service in her honor at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Rifle Fire Protection District Station 1, 1850 Railroad Ave., Rifle.Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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