Christopher Caldwell Cox |

Christopher Caldwell Cox

Chris Cox died March 9 in Aspen.

Christopher Caldwell Cox was born in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1946. He moved to Aspen from California in 1970.

Through the past 34 years, he was an active participant in the community, donating his time and talent to the many requests for benefits supporting the people of our valley. He was a gifted singer and songwriter. He joined the Aspen Volunteer Fire Department in 1990 and was a member for several years. Over the past year he was an active member of the 12-step program. He loved to play golf and to ski. He was a gentle and generous man, living his life in simplicity. Chris died on March 9. He was 58 years old.He was a loving father and is survived by his daughter, Jessica Cox, and his son, Aaron Cox. He is also survived by a grandson, Conner Christopher Cox, his brother Tim Cox, his brother Andrew Cox, and his father Eugene Cox.

We hold the memory of his love, friendship and music in our hearts, and wish him true love, true peace and true union with God, on the next path of his journey. Allow him regeneration, like the seed that rises in the spring.

The memorial service was held Monday, March 21 at the Prince of Peace Chapel. A reception followed at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.In lieu of flowers, tax-deductible donations can be made to the Christopher Caldwell Cox Scholarship Fund, c/o The Right Door (established to assist people in the recovery process), P.O. Box 10825, Aspen, CO 81612.

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