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William Arthur Jeffries

William Arthur Jeffries was born and raised in Packanack Lake, N.J.

After graduating from the Maine Maritime Academy, Bill sailed the world. In the 1960s, he moved to Aspen, worked for Mellow Yellow Taxi and met his wife Karen. In 1978 they moved to Carbondale and had sons Erik and Will.

After retiring from the U.S. Forest Service in 2003, Bill traveled the Southwest in winter, the Northwest and Colorado in summer, enjoying family and friends along the way. A gathering in memory of Bill will be held on June 23 at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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