Stewart Ross Oksenhorn |

Stewart Ross Oksenhorn

Stewart Ross Oksenhorn passed away on Feb. 2, 2014, in Aspen, Colo.

Stewart moved to Livingston, N.J., in 1969 where he attended Squiretown School and graduated from Livingston High School in 1981. He attended Tulane University and graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. He graduated from Villanova Law School in 1988.

Stewart served a clerkship to a superior court judge in New Jersey and practiced with the firm of Brach Eichler in Roseland, N.J. In 1993 he moved to Aspen,where he changed careers and became the arts and entertainment editor of The Aspen Times.

Stewart is survived by his wife, Candice; his daughter, Olivia; and his parents, Deena and Michael Oksenhorn. He also leaves his brother, Howard Oksenhorn, and his sister, Karyn Oksenhorn. Other survivors include his nephews, Ryan and Kyle Oksenhorn; and his nieces, Jamie Oksenhorn (and her husband Luis Velez), Casey Oksenhorn, and Jasmine and Charley Bensky. If so desired, please make donations in Stewart’s name to the following:

• Aspen Hope Center — PO Box 1115, Basalt CO 81621; attn: Michelle Muething

• Aspen Film — 110 E. Hallam St., Ste #102, Aspen, CO 81611; attn: Laura Thielen

• Aspen Writers Foundation — 110 E. Hallam St., Ste #116, Aspen, CO 81611; attn: Jamie Kraviz