John R. Vavrek
Longtime Aspen resident John R. Vavrek died June 15. He was 58 years old.John was born in Norwalk, Conn., on May 14, 1947, and was raised in Westport, Conn. He was a full-time Aspen resident since 1970. John was a steel worker and was injured in an accident at the Tri-state Power Plant in Craig in 1975. Since then he used a wheelchair.Survivors include James Vavrek Jr. of Basalt and Jerry and Larry Vavrek of Newtown, Conn.Memorial services will take place at Greens Farm in Westport, Conn. A memorial service in Aspen will be announced at a future date.