Memorial-John ‘Red’ Campbell |

Memorial-John ‘Red’ Campbell

An informal memorial for longtime Aspenite John “Red” Campbell will be held at the Red Onion on March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m.He died on Dec. 30 in Long Beach, Calif., after fighting cancer. He was 79.Born in Cleveland in 1925, Red served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He came to Aspen in 1958 to ski and returned every winter thereafter. He became an Aspen resident in the mid-1960s.A great skier and all-around athlete with a keen sense of humor, Red always enjoyed “beating the kids” down the mountain in his later years.All friends are invited to the Onion for a “Remember Red” toast. A more formal memorial will be scheduled this summer atop Aspen Mountain to spread his ashes per his request.For further information, call Nick Heller at 303-503-1831 or Jim Abels at 948-9670.

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