Fay Albert Detweiler
November 9, 2005
Fay Albert Detweiler, 82, died Nov. 4, 2005, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. He was 81. Fay was born Nov. 5, 1923, in Elko, Nev. Fay was an avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman. He was a ski instructor at Snowmass and a fly-fishing instructor and guide on the Fryingpan River and the Roaring Fork River. He had lived in the area for more than 40 years. During his childhood and adolescent years, before his joining the Marine Corps, he spent much of his free time hunting and fishing with his parents and sister. He was the son of Fay Everett and Emma Myrtle (Wiggins) Detweiler. He married Patricia Porreca on Jan. 12, 1972, in Aspen. She preceded him in death. He is survived by his sister, Betty Detweiler Marksheffel of Clarksburg, Wash., a nephew, Edward E. Marksheffel, and a niece, Fredericka A. Markscheffel, both of Ketchikan, Alaska. The family suggests that contributions to the Arthritis Foundation or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements are being made with Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs.