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Oliva Nancy Hill

Olivia Nancy Hill died Jan. 19 at Aspen Valley Hospital.

Olivia Nancy Hill, just shy of 13 months, died suddenly of a respiratory infection on Jan. 19 at Aspen Valley Hospital. She is survived by her loving parents, Dean and JoAnn Lamson Hill, who reside in Aspen.

Olivia was born on Dec. 21, 2004 at Aspen Valley Hospital. During her short life, Olivia brought endless amounts of joy and energy into the lives of every person she encountered.

Olivia will be remembered as a shining light, a being of unending energy and happiness. Her life will be celebrated for its beautiful experience. Olivia traveled to the East Coast several times to visit her mother’s family, as well as Australia, spending two months with her father’s family. Olivia was featured in an Aspen Daily News article on July 7, 2005, observing the Dali Lama’s 70th Birthday. During the celebration, she was blessed by the Tibetan monks.

Funeral services will be at the Aspen Chapel on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Chaplain Gregg Anderson will preside. The public is invited at 3:30 p.m., and the service will begin at 3:45 p.m. Internment will follow at the Red Butte Cemetery in Aspen.A memorial fund has been established in Olivia’s name to honor her life. Contributions may be sent to the Olivia Nancy Hill Memorial Fund c/o Julie Dargart-Willet, 484 Shield-O Road, Snowmass, CO 81654 or at the Alpine Bank, attn: Erlinda Morehead, 600 E. Hopkins St., Aspen, CO 81611.

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