Cecil J. Lewitz | AspenTimes.com

Cecil J. Lewitz

Cecil J. Lewitz passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 16, after a short illness. He was a true Renaissance man. His love of all sports, music and his wonderful artistic abilities were all things he excelled in. Most of all, he loved Aspen, the beauty of it, and all the wonderful friends and happy years of his life that he spent here.He was a leader of the Great Books program at the Aspen Institute, a guide for the blind, and did many other things for the community he loved.He was adored and loved by his family and many friends. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, of many years; his beloved son Jack (Amy), his grandson, Nathan; his granddaughter Charlie (Chad) Saffro; granddaughter Tania Frazee and her children, Destiny, Brittany and Jade. Michael Lewitz, his eldest son, passed away in March.He was beloved by all and will be sorely missed.Memorial services will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Aspen Chapel, 0077 Meadowood Drive.Donations can be made to a charity of choice.