Obituary: Kurt Utzinger |

Obituary: Kurt Utzinger

Kurt Utzinger
Kurt Utzinger
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March 15, 1943 – February 5, 2022

Kurt Allan Utzinger was born on March 15, 1943 in Hayden, Colorado and died in his Arizona home on February 5, 2022. He was 78. Kurt was raised in Craig, Colorado and graduated from Moffat County High School in 1961. He attended the University of Colorado in Boulder for three years and Colorado State College in Greeley, Colorado graduating in1966.
Kurt taught and coached at Alameda Junior High School in Pocatello, Idaho for four years. He returned to Craig in 1970, taught and coached at Craig Junior High School for one year and Moffat County High School for three years. In 1974 he became the financial secretary to the superintendent of the Moffat County School District. He held that position for twenty years and retired in 1994.
He enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, skiing, golfing, cards and winters in his Arizona home. He was active in the Moffat County Schools Federal Credit Union and belonged to the Yampa Valley Golf Association.
Kurt is survived by his wife, Susan, of 39 years, his sister, Annette (John) Roberts of Lynnwood, Washington, brother Deems of Craig, Colorado and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed.
A celebration of life may be held at a later date.

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