Zachary Chayse Schwartz |

Zachary Chayse Schwartz

Zachary Chayse Schwartz, 16, passed away July 4, 2006, in an automobile accident in Silt. Zachary was born Jan. 3, 1990, in Denver, to Desiree Carpenter and Jason Kidd.He was active in school sports at Coal Ridge High School, where he was on the basketball and football teams. He loved basketball, football, his family and all his dear friends and teammates. He enjoyed being at school, where he had the greatest support from his coaches and teachers.Zach will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. His spirit will shine on in the community forever.Zach is survived by his mother and stepfather, Kenny Carpenter; father; grandparents Eugene and Luzella Schwartz, Cartha Merrill, John Merrill and Christine Carpenter; brothers Joshua M. Schwartz, Jay Carpenter, Cody M. Brennen, and Daniel R. Kidd; many aunts, uncles, cousins; dear friends; and his dogs, Brody and Max.In lieu of flowers, please donate to either the Zach Schwartz Scholarship fund for two students from his graduating class of 2008 at Coal Ridge High School and/or the Zach Schwartz Memorial Fund, c/o Alpine Bank 810 Castle Valley Blvd., New Castle, CO 81647 to be used for football/basketball camp tuition.Visitation will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Farnum Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs.Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Coal Ridge High School outside of New Castle. A reception will follow at the school.Interment will follow in Skyline Cemetery in Silt.Farnum Holt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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