Kitty Baldwin Weese |

Kitty Baldwin Weese

Kitty Baldwin Weese died March 18 in Chicago.She began coming to Aspen in 1947.

Kitty Baldwin Weese, wife of the late Chicago architect Harry Weese, died of natural causes on Friday, March 18, in Chicago. She was 87 years old.

Kitty started coming to Aspen in 1947, and since 1969 she was a part-time resident of the West End. She ran an interior design business with Aspenite Jackie Green Wogan for a number of years. In the early ’80s, she began painting watercolors, studying with Anstis Lundy. Kitty had numerous exhibitions of her work in Chicago and Aspen.

Kitty was a great friend of Aspen old-timers Elizabeth Paepcke, Fritz and Fabi Benedict, Mirte and Ferenc Berko, Dick Durrance, Herbert and Joella Bayer, Jimmy Smith, Betty Moore, Pat Moore, Ellie Brickham, Johnny and Laurie McBride and Tukey Koffend, among others.

She is survived by two sisters, three daughters and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be announced in the spring.

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