Mary Fairlamb Dow died Jan. 30, 2017. She was 77.
She was born in Delta Jan. 4, 1940, to Sam and Esther Fairlamb. She attended school in Delta. After graduating in 1958, she attended Colorado State University and Western Colorado State University.
She was married in Delta in 1962 and moved to Denver where she raised her two children and worked as an office manager.
In 2008 she returned to Delta. She was involved in civic organizations including Altrusa, serving as treasurer. She was on the board of trustees of Delta County Historical Society and served on various committees at Delta United Methodist Church.
She is survived by two children, Scott Dow of Fort Collins and Kim Nolan of Denver; her granddaughter, Peyton Nolan; and a sister, Meredith (Hugh) Larsen of San Diego.
A celebration of life was held Feb. 5 at the Delta United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Delta County Historical Society or Delta United Methodist Church.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.