Capt. Brett Williams: Thanks for donation of food for Figueroa family

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— I would like to take a moment to thank Mr. Jay Linderman, of the Three Forks Ranch in Savory, Wyo., for the generous donation of meat for the family of Angel Figueroa. Mr. Figueroa regretfully lost his life in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 131, south of Steamboat Springs, on Aug. 23.

The stories that I have heard of Mr. Figueroa have painted him as a proud, hard working family man, who went to work daily to help provide for his family. After his passing, his family was suffering hardships from the loss of the main financial supporter, husband and father in their lives.

In this modern world, many in our society would think that we have lost compassion for our fellow man. The actions of Mr. Linderman have shown that caring, compassion and emphathy for a family they did not know is still alive and well.

I thank them on behalf of the Colorado State Patrol and our local communities for the generous donation and selfless act of kindness toward the Figueroa family.

Capt. Brett Williams

Troop Commander,

Colorado State Patrol Troop 4B

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