Sharon Ruth Daniel |

Sharon Ruth Daniel

Sharon Ruth Daniel of Glenwood Springs suffered a severe heart attack on Easter Sunday, and died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at Valley View Hospital. She was 67.

She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Ottawa, Kan., to Neva Ruth Monroe and Norvel T. Daniel.

Ms. Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley.

She lived in Glenwood Springs for the past 35 years. Recently, she was living at Heritage Park Assisted Living Center in Carbondale.

She worked for Hallmark for a time, and later worked for about 15 years as a housekeeper for the Caravan Inn in Glenwood Springs.

She was a member of the Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, and the Community Concerts Association, and was a supporter of animal rights and protections and environmental concerns.

Ms. Daniel was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glenwood Springs.

She was noted for her thoughtfulness to others and remembering birthdays. She cared for her parents, their home and pets for many years, and was a great support to her mother, Neva Daniel, in all her activities.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ms. Daniel is survived by a brother, David T. Daniel of Penrose; and by a sister, Judy Wadyko of Glenwood Springs.

Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held sometime between May 18-31, on a date to be announced later, with the Rev. Jeff Carlson officiating.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Colorado Animal Rescue of Glenwood Springs.

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