A couple of Joe stories
December 19, 2002
Aspen has lost another old-timer, Joe Burgert.
You probably have run an obituary, but here are two stories that might be of interest and may not be included.
Years ago, Joe arranged to have a helicopter carry an outhouse over the city around noon. The building in the air was a sight to see. It was bound for a camp in the mountains.
Once, some ski instructors had a party up on Highlands. They left to ski down on the T Lazy 7 trail. Joe told me that Stein [Erickson] had to snowplow to get down.
Joe had a movie of Dick Button spinning in an ice rink. It was a good spin. So good that Dick’s toupee flew off.
Roland B. Fischer
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