Robert Brambach passed away on June 16, 2010. He was 86.
He was born in Wichita, Kan., on July 8, 1923, grew up in Seattle, Wash., where he graduated from Roosevelt High School, and then from the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.
In 1943 he joined the Army, the 10th Mountain Division and trained at Camp Hale, Colorado. When training was over, he was shipped to the War in Italy, during WWII.
After the war he was accepted at the L.A. Art Center College, Los Angeles, where he graduated and majored in advertising design.
Robert was an active ski racer, and won several championships, including Chilean National Champion in 1947.
Robert was also a director of several ski schools, and an Aspen/Snowmass ski instructor, in addition to other ski schools in the U.S.
Among the greatest interests was painting; he was the most fabulous painter. Other interests were windsurfing and cross-country skiing.
Robert and his wife, Christine, resided in Snowmass Village since 1969.
He is survived by his loving wife, Christine; daughter, Nancy; son, Steven; grandson, Perry; and his sister, Meg Barto.
With many lingering questions still surrounding the fate of Aspen’s historic Old Powerhouse, City Council decided during Monday’s work session to hold off on providing staff direction on moving the preservation project forward until more information can be presented.