Christian Aasgard |

Christian Aasgard

Christian Aasgard died Sept. 19 in Aspen. He was 77 years old.

Aasgard was born in Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 19, 1922. He came to visit a friend in Aspen many years ago and loved the area so much that he stayed. He held many different jobs in town and made many friends over the years. He was known as a talented writer and painter. He was easily recognized by the favorite hat that he always wore.

At Aasgard’s request, a memorial service will be held on Aspen Mountain Tuesday, Sept. 28, on the jeep road above Mill Street. Mourners are invited to gather at 10 a.m. at the Aspen Community Church, at Aspen and Bleeker streets, to caravan to the memorial site. Reverend Richard Lyon will conduct the service and will conclude with the committal of his ashes.

For more information, call the Aspen Community Church at 925-1571.

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