Russell Smith of Breck dies at 71 in Frisco |

Russell Smith of Breck dies at 71 in Frisco

Russell M. Smith Jr., of Breckenridge died Aug. 18 at Summit Medical Center in Frisco. He was 71.

Smith was born June 9, 1931 to parents Catheryn and Russell Smith of Chicago, Ill. He graduated Princeton University in 1953, and in 1956 married Marilyn Scofield. Smith was a retired business-form distributor.

Smith is survived by his wife, son Michael, daughters Sallie and Amy and his mother.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Valley Brook Cemetery in Breckenridge. Memorial services will be held Sunday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at Kirk of Bonnie Brae United Church of Christ, 1201 S. Steele St., in Denver.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, in care of Rocky Mountain Funeral Home, PO Box 5170, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

– Daily staff report

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