Former county commissioner Bill Haight dies at 80
February 4, 2014
The family of former Routt County Commissioner and State Highway Commissioner Bill Haight informed the Steamboat Today that he died Feb. 2 at the Loveland Heart Center of the Rockies after suffering a heart attack in Steamboat Springs on Jan. 31. He was 80.
Haight's family roots in Steamboat Springs go back 100 years. A petroleum engineer by profession, he was a tireless public servant. As a county commissioner, he helped to see that Yampa Valley Regional Airport was built. Haight also served on the Yampa Valley Electric Association and Governor's Aeronautics and Aviation boards.
A funeral Mass and celebration of Haight's life will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave.