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In Memory

Leigh Fortson

December 17, 2013

Leigh S. Fortson, author, playwright, beloved wife, devoted mother, and inspiring friend to many, passed away on Sunday, November 3, in Grand Junction.

Leigh was a communications specialist for Colorado State University Extension.

She is survived by her husband, Ed; children, Lyric and Tucker, and sisters, Lynn Elliott and Leslie Boyer.

There aren't enough words to say when all we mean is that Leigh will forever live in our hearts, and we are blessed and grateful to have known her.

A memorial celebration of Leigh's life will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 at the Two Rivers Winery Chateau.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at An article about Leigh's life also is available at

Contact: Dell Rae Ciaravola
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