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Meet Our Donors

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Fort Lewis College Foundation. Here are their stories.

Karen Hunzeker: Skyhawk Support Soars Even Higher

For over a decade, Karen Hunzeker has tended to the nooks and crannies of Fort Lewis College’s campus in Durango, Colorado. Her work as a Custodial Services staff member ensures students, faculty and staff have access to immaculate spaces for learning, connecting and thriving.

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Jan Wolvin: Love of Nursing Combined With Philanthropic Family Tradition Build Better Healthcare for Rural Communities

Jan Wolvin’s love for her nursing career and parents who supported causes they cared about inspired her to establish an endowed scholarship to benefit generations of FLC nursing students and enrich rural healthcare

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Peter Mesard: Ignited to Action Today, Impact for Generations

Peter Mesard was unsure about his academic potential, but FLC and professors opened doors to unimaginable possibilities—and success.

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Legacy Gift Honors Lifetime Commitment to Community, Education, and a Shared Love of the West

Peter and Deedee Decker shared a love for western Colorado’s rich history and culture, as well as the value of a good education.

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Duane Smith: The Time-Traveling Professor

For more than 35 years, Dr. Duane A. Smith made history come alive for Fort Lewis College students through interactive courses.

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Anne Putnam: Supporting the Next Generation of Students

Anne Putnam credits her time at FLC with helping her think outside the box, which led to a career in the financial industry. This experience, as well as her loved for FLC, inspired her to include a gift to us in her trust.

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Marchell Fletcher: A Dedicated Force for FLC

Marchell Fletcher credits her time at FLC with helping her think outside the box, which led to a career in the financial industry. This experience, as well as her loved for FLC, inspired her to include a gift to us in her trust.

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Gene and Sally Bradley: Travelers. Scholars. Stewards.

There's a quiet force helping to drive massive change at Fort Lewis College, and it's not just our engineering majors, trailblazing professors, or champion cyclists. Rather, it's a humble couple named Gene and Sally Bradley.

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