Sanctuaries in the Snow

The Scott Kirkwood Memorial (Aspen Mountain)

The Scott Kirkwood Memorial is on Aspen Mountain.  Photos of it are below; click on the images to enlarge.  Many thanks to Gail Mason and Catalina Cruz for the photo contributions.
The following obituary appeared in the Aspen Times on July 28, 2016.
July 31, 1955--July 17, 2016  Scott Kirkwood.

Scott Kirkwood, 60, of Aspen, Colorado, passed away Sunday July 17, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. Scott lived his life to the fullest and loved his family and friends. He will be missed by all whose lives he touched. His charisma and humor is what drew everyone to him. He loved Aspen as well as his birthplace in Lake Arrowhead, California. He spent his childhood living in Tustin, California, studied at the University of Utah. His passions were snow skiing, water skiing, cycling, music, photography, cooking and enjoying life. He loved fishing in Alaska and working with disabled skiers. He is preceded in death by his parents June Kirkwood and Bill Kirkwood He is survived by his love Lori Dodd, son Nicholas, brother Chris& Maria Kirkwood, sisters Karen and John Ross, Cindi Kirkwood, stepmother Carol Kirkwood, step sister Karen & Gerry Hadfield, Nephews: Corey, Kevin, & Galen, Niece: Lara Thomas.

A celebration of his life will be on August 13, 2016 in Aspen, August 27, 2016 in Tustin/Lake Arrowhead California. There will be 3 parts of his Celebration of Life: Spiritualize, Memorialize, and Eulogize. If you would like to attend/rsvp please email: celebratescotty@thekirk Please include Aspen or Tustin/Lake Arrowhead in the subject of your email. Details will be sent to you immediately.

In lieu of flowers we ask that you donate to your favorite charity in memory of Scott.


This item is part of a Facebook photo album that covers various signs and plaques on Aspen Mountain (you do not need to have a Facebook account in order to view the album):


Click on images to enlarge.


There is a memorial for Bill Kirkwood, Scott's father, nearby; see photo below to see both memorials (click on image to enlarge).  Also, see this page on this web site for the Bill Kirkwood Memorial: