Steamboat Springs resident Denise Anne Young passed away Dec. 22, 2003, at her home. She was 50.
Denise was born Nov. 30, 1953, in Broomall, Pa., to Russell and Hazel Young. She grew up in Newtown Square, Pa., and attended Marble Newtown High School, where she graduated in 1971.
Denise then attended Cabrini Junior College before moving to Steamboat in 1973.
She was formerly married to Steven Cobb.
Denise was a certified nurses assistant at the Yampa Valley Medical Center for the past two years.
She loved Steamboat and all outdoor activities, especially riding horses, skiing, river running, scuba diving and spending time in the mountains. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends and being with her longtime companion, Joe Pete LoRusso.
Denise is survived by her domestic partner, Joe Pete LoRusso of Steamboat; and a brother, Gary and his wife Donna Young of West Chester, Pa.
She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
A memorial service is at 1:30 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church. The Rev. Larry Oman will officiate.