Ronni Lewin Corliss |

Ronni Lewin Corliss

Ronni Lewin Corliss, 64, an Aspen resident for 27 years, passed away on June 5, 2012 comforted by her family at her side. She fought a two year valiant battle against a non-curable cancer.

Ronni was an insurance broker at the American Family Insurance agency with her first husband, Neil Ross, in Aspen. Ronni retired in 2000 to pursue her passions of golf, bridge and skiing.

A graduate of Roslyn, LI, New York high school she attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated from New York University. Prior to moving to Aspen in 1973, Ronni was employed as a copyrighter for a major New York publisher.

Ronni was an accomplished golfer and bridge player with masters points. She was a member of several golf clubs over the years, including 12 years at the Boulders Club in Carefree, Ariz., the Roaring Fork Club in Basalt, Colo. and her current club, Aspen Glen in Carbondale, Colo., where she resided until her death with her husband of seven years, Bill Corliss.

Ronni was a devoted mother and wife who loved Colorado and its outdoor sunny lifestyle. Her courageous fight against cancer was a testament to her tenacity and fighting spirit. She never gave up.

Ronni was preceded in death by her father, Armand Lewin, and stepfather Robert Schwarts, both of Roslyn, N.Y. Ronni leaves her mother, Joyce Lewin and brother Harley of New York; her two sons, Dustin Ross, of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Evan Ross and wife Maggie of Denver, Colo.; and her husband, Bill Corliss of Carbondale, Colo.

Graveside services will be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, North Eighth Street in Carbondale at 10 a.m. on Monday June 11, 2012. All are welcome. A reception at the home at 197 Golden Bear Drive in Aspen Glen will follow.

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