March 9, 2009
A former ski patrol partner of John Fetcher, Gregg Tipton, raises his glass in memory of the Steamboat Springs legend during a memorial service Sunday at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.
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Family, friends tell about the hardworking, persistent, formidable rancher
John Fetcher walked with a valley on his shoulders. His family, friends and admirers tugged thread after thread Sunday, unraveling the 97 years of life lived by the legendary man whose perseverance and work helped build Routt County.