Obituary: Bonnie Robinson |

Obituary: Bonnie Robinson

Bonnie Robinson
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August 16, 2021

Bonnie Robinson, who chronicled the Aspen scene for media around the world for several decades has died after a short illness. She was 74.

A Chicagoan, Bonnie graduated in English from the University of Iowa, teaching high school before discovering Aspen in the 1970s. Her free spirit complemented the wild vibe of Aspen’s J-Bar under the legendary Michael Solheim. She was introduced, or introduced herself, to everyone of note and soon established herself.

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Bonnie later moved to Los Angeles to pursue her writing career returning to Aspen regularly.

She is survived by her long-time partner, brother, and nieces.

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