David Lyall Aitken died Nov. 11, 2017. He was 76.
He was born in Denver to Leonard and Cora (McMurtry) Aitken Jr. on July 20, 1941. He spent his childhood and attended school in Denver, graduating from Denver Academy in 1960. He was active in football, basketball, track, skiing and free climbing. After attending college for a few years, he trained to be a welder.
Mr. Aitken enjoyed old cars, motorcycles and his cats.
On Dec. 19, 1987, he married Judith Smith in Cedaredge. She preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Catherine Weeks of Grand Junction, Deborah (John) Rash of Cedaredge and Katherine (Matt) Fairchild of Cheyenne, Wyo.; grandchildren, Alyssa, Jesse and Isabella; siblings, Leonard (Susan) Aitken, James Aitken and Candy Nichols; and extended family.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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