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Longtime Routt County resident dies from early-onset Alzheimer’s at 61

Memorial service

A celebration of Ruthie Erickson’s life is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Erickson home in Strawberry Park. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share and to donate to the Alzheimer’s Association in Ruthie’s honor. For more information, call Tracey at 970-846-7667





Steamboat Springs High School graduate Julie Keenan, right, took her mother, Ruthie Erickson, camping at Great Sand Dunes National Park in 2010, eight years after she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. She died Oct. 3.