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David A. Erickson

November 14, 1953 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

David Alan Erickson

David passed after a hard battle with cancer on 11/18/2021.    David was born November 14, 1953 in Minneapolis, MN.

David and his family moved to Denver, CO in 1957 for his dad’s, Roger, career.  David graduation from high school at Arapahoe High School in 1973 and moved to Fort Collins, CO to attend Colorado State University.  David had 3 degrees.  The first was in Foresty and Bio-statics.  His first job out of college was in Moscow, Idaho, where he found the beauty of Moscow, and was quickly adopted by the Stage family who keep us close to their heart.

David’s second degree was in computer science where he moved back to Fort Collins to work for HP and Intel.  After 18 years of service with HP/Intel, David wanted to give back to the world.  He then went to school for a 3rd time earning his Physician Assistant’s degree. 

He PA degree took us to Alamosa, CO and then to Yuma CO.  David enjoyed his work in all these fields and the wonderful friends and family he met along the way.

David also loved sports often trying to out do the young man, all varieties of music and singing, and theater. For those of you who knew David his wonderful spirit and out going crazy personality, theater was an excellent place for him to shine.

I am not sure what else David could have accomplished in his life. He was so full and enjoyed every minute of it.

David leaves behind wife Charlene, pups Tater and Lutefisk, brother Mark Erickson, Aunt and Uncle Don and Ida Hanna, Aunt Betty Lou Erickson, many cousins, the Hillen family (he loved his nieces and nephew), the Stage family and the Mich family.   David also leaves behind his dear friends that were like brothers, Phil Dubois, Jack Hanchette, Wally Deschene, and Ken (Cally) Stockton.  Sisters Toni Atkinson, Julie Rus, Jenn Jones, and Missy Uyemura.   There are school mates, friends from Fort Collins, CO., Alamosa, CO., Yuma, CO., and so many more.  He loved you all so much.

David asks for no donations in his name, but to pay kindness it forward.  Buy someone a coffee, help others in need, and please volunteer or give blood.  Please remember him with your best memory.

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