September 26, 2005
Elaine Lloyd died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, in El Jebel. She was 56 years old. Elaine was born on Aug. 11, 1949 in Tucumcari, N.M., and has been a resident of the Roaring Fork Valley for 32 years. Many remember her kind and dedicated service at the Aspen Police Department.She was an artist who created pieces of textile, jewelry and linens, and was committed to teaching her skills at her yarn gallery in Basalt. She will be gratefully remembered by children and grandchildren, friends and family, as a creative and generous soul. Elaine inspired those who knew her with her ability to love unconditionally. She is survived by her parents, Verdian and Sug Fitzner, and sister Diane Fitzner of Palisade. Elaine is the mother of three daughters: Dante Lloyd White of Gulfport, Miss.; Amber Lynn Lloyd of San Francisco and Ashley Jo Lloyd of Carbondale. She was adored by her son-in-law, Michael White, and grandsons Bobby and Beckett. Elaine was preceded in death by her brother, Gary Fitzner of Fruita.A memorial Service will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Burial will follow at the New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers and food. Those who wish may make donation to the charity of their choice in Elaine’s memory.