James Angus Philpott
James Angus Philpott died on June 14. He was 58 years old.James, known as Gus, was the eldest son of the late Dr. James and Susanne Philpott of Denver and Aspen. He lived in Aspen from 1970-1987, and worked at Aspen Valley Hospital for much of that time.Gus was an avid volunteer and supporter of the Barbara Davis Diabetic Center and a volunteer at the Children with Aids Center of Denver. He was a great supporter of environmental causes, organ donation and human rights.He is survived by his siblings, Susan Philpott Orda of Prescott, Ariz., George S. Philpott of Durango and Larry Philpott of Denver, as well as two nieces and four nephews. Gus was loved and will be missed.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gus Philpott Memorial Fund at the Barbara Davis Diabetic Center. Mail to Children’s Diabetes Foundation of Denver, 777 Frant St., Suite 302, Denver, CO 80203.
Yet another incident involving a semi-tractor trailer losing it on the snow-slick roads in Glenwood Canyon has both the westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 closed east of Glenwood Springs as of 11:15 a.m. Monday.