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Sarah Martin

Sarah loved her years in 4-H from raising animals to helping on the fair board to the time she gave helping special needs children at the elementary school. She was a hard-working Fair volunteer spending hours working on set-up and taking care of the needs in several events.

Fair Dedications

The Fair Board wishes to remember Archuleta County Fair supporters and volunteers who have passed away over the last year, but who had passionately served the Fair, the 4-H program, and our youth.  We acknowledge their commitment to the Fair and to our community in general.  This year, we are pleased to remember these faithful men and women, and we dedicate this year’s Fair to their memory.

Jack Rosenbaum

Jack loved the western way of life and was involved in activities at the rodeo grounds and was a generous donor to many local rodeo events, youth equestrian events and the 4-H livestock program. He assisted with significant improvements at the rodeo grounds, including the construction of the WHEC/4-H building, the addition of new roping chutes, and improving the mutton bustin’ event by upgrading the standard equipment, including protective vests, and adding prizes for every cowpoke participant.

Etta Fay Day

Etta was part of the duo of Paul and Etta Fay Day, long-time residents, and owners of Day Lumber.  She worked in the background and was a supporter of the children and youth of Pagosa.

Frederick Sorenson, Jr.

Frederick served his community and was active in a number of local organizations.  He was the treasurer for the Red Ryder Committee for twelve years when the committee oversaw the rodeo, the parade, and the dance. He was a supporter of the 4-H program and the Fair.

Beverly Flaming

Beverly was a long-time Pagosa resident who drove a local school bus and watched over the children who rode with her.  She is remembered here as a supporter of the youth of our community.

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