Former Summit resident Marcella Watts dies |

Former Summit resident Marcella Watts dies

Former Summit County resident Marcella Watts, 70, died of injuries suffered in a traffic accident in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 24.Watts lived in the Frisco Terrace subdivision from 1971 to 1990. She was a substitute teacher at Frisco Elementary for several years and also worked for the Summit County Road and Bridge Department and the Frisco Fire Department before retiring.Watts was instrumental in forming the High Country Snowmobile Club, worked with the Ski for Light program for the visually impaired and was very active in the Lady Elks. She loved snowmobiling, camping, jeeping and bowling and just being friends – of which she had many.She is survived by her husband, Willie; son and daughter in-law, Jim and Sandra; and daughters Marcy and Josie, of St. Petersburg. She has one sister, Jane Burns, in the Denver area, and a granddaughter and three great grandsons, of Boston, Mass.Mar, as she was known to all her friends, will be sorely missed by all. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the Federation of the Blind.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.

Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.

Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User