Dale Albert Potvin died on April 7, 2016, at home after living with brain cancer for two years. Dale, also known as âPaco,â came to Aspen in 1969 to teach skiing. In the 1970s, Dale co-founded Aspen Kayak School and later Aspen and Vail White Water Adventures, turning his passions into his profession. He eventually moved onto real estate, and built Peak Properties of Aspen in 1985, which merged to become Stirling Peak Properties in 2012. In 2012, Dale was inducted into the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and given the âOutstanding Advocate Awardâ in recognition of his passionate support of the Club.
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