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William Haggerty Bradford

William Haggerty Bradford

William Haggerty Bradford, born to William Clark Bradford and Elizabeth Shaw Russell Bradford on August 28, 1916, in Lehigh Montana, passed away May 28, 2012.

Bill, as he was known to everyone, spent his early years in the coal mining campus of Colorado mines, where he learned his electrical profession during the years and held a license with the Colorado electrical board. Bill followed his trade in Colorado and was associated with the Coors and Gates foundations, and the Denver Post. He worked for the city and county of Denver, CO, for nineteen years. He came to Carbondale in 1981 where he and his wife have enjoyed their retirement years. Bill was a friend and helpful neighbor to everyone. Fishing, travel, and swimming kept him busy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Barbara Lazare, and his first wife.

Survivors are his wife, Janie F. Bradford; son William C. Bradford (Roanne) of Montrose, CO; daughter Elizabeth Bradford Hurst (Dave) from Florida; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Charles R. Taylor (Marsha) of Denver, CO, and Joe F. Taylor (Vickie) of California, and their families of seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

A gathering of families and friends will be held at 0031 Sopris Ave in Carbondale, CO on June 10, 2012, from 2:00-4:00pm.

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