Juel Richard Foss, age 67, of Pagosa Springs, passed away March 19 at Hospice House in Pueblo, Colo.
Richie was born in Albert Lea, Minn., Nov. 21, 1948. He graduated from New Richland-Hartland High School in 1967, at which time he joined the Navy. Upon discharge, he attended the University of Minnesota and received a degree in forestry. Upon graduation, Richie moved to Colorado, where he lived, worked and retired.
Richie was preceded in death by his parents, Sylan and Elvira (Bangert) Foss, and sister Maxine (Foss) Berg.
He is survived by his sister Patty Foss, and four nieces and their families.
A mountainside remembrance in Colorado has not yet been scheduled.