Long-time local, Guy DeMarco, dies at 77 | SummitDaily.com

Long-time local, Guy DeMarco, dies at 77

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at Daylight Donuts for former long-time local Guy DeMarco, who died Sept. 21 at his home in Peoria, Ariz., at the age of 77.DeMarco was born April 24, 1927, in Hartford, Conn., and spent much of his life in Rhode Island and New York City. He was a double veteran, serving in the Navy during World War II and in the Army during the Korean War.He married Ruth Tatro in Rhode Island on March 9, 1952; she died in 2001.DeMarco was a 55-year member of the Operating Engineers’ Union, and was fond of telling friends he had dug the hole for the first tower of the World Trade Center in the early 1970s.He moved to Breckenridge in 1975, where he owned Summit County Tool Rental for more than 20 years. He spent his retirement years operating excavating equipment for Franzen Excavating and meeting friends for breakfast at Daylight Donuts.DeMarco is survived by his sons Guy, Glen and William, grandchildren Tara, Guy, Cody, Taylor and Emma Ruth, nephews Bill, Chris and Tyler Tatro and their mother Cheryl Tatro of Breckenridge.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Summit Foundation, P.O. Box 4000, Breckenridge, CO 80424; or the Colorado Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 700 Broadway, Suite 808, Denver, CO 80203. DeMarco supported this organization in memory of his nephew, Bill Tatro of Breckenridge, who died last year.

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