Jade Oliver Lutgen
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Jade Oliver Lutgen passed away on Dec. 13, 2020 at his home. He was born in Albuquerque NM on Dec. 16, 1986.

Raised in Durango, CO he attended St. Columba School where he learned discipline, respect and character under the supervision of Sister Kevin and Sister Edith. Jade graduated from Bayfield HS in 2004, he continued his education at Ft Lewis College and completed a 4 year degree in International Business in Accounting and Finance. He enjoyed studying abroad in Cork Ireland for a semester.

Jade was a dog lover, had a huge heart and a competitive spirit for life, family and friends. He loved travel and experiencing new cultures, enjoyed spending time with his dogs, Celtic music, playing pool, pepper and family vacations to a beach destination.

Survived by his wife Marcie Edwards Lutgen, parents Bill and Sherrie Lutgen, brothers Blain and Lee Lutgen, Grandma Della Baker, mother-in-Law Ms. Sandy, many uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of life-long friends. Loved by family and friends we will carry his laughter and love always.

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Published in The Durango Herald on Dec. 23, 2020.
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December 30, 2020
Sherrie and Bill,
I’m sending love, for words are pointless right now.
Blane and Lee,
Siblings are called the forgotten survivors, please take care of each other.
More love to all of you and your beautiful Jade.
Janet Kuss
December 29, 2020
This is for Bill Lutgen...Bill I just memorialized my son's death from 1970, when he was 12. Jade sounded like my kind of guy; I wish I had met him.
The memories of times you shared will never leave you. Sending youi "Daddy God's healing spirits."
December 28, 2020
A wonderful young man, son and brother! Please know Byron and I grieve with you!
Gretchen Otteson
December 28, 2020
Jade, this world will miss you. Sending love to the Lutgen family.
Jim Mackay
December 28, 2020
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James Mackay
December 28, 2020
Amazing human, wonderful friend, fiercely loyal. Always had your back, taught me many things about life, helped and young kid turn into a man. Taught me how to swing off of the old tree into the river by the native side of the 32nd street bridge. Rest in peace friend we will see you again.
Landon Ekstrom
December 26, 2020
The world lost one of the kindest and compassionate people I heave ever know. His work ethic was as strong as his love and friendship. He never did anything without giving it his all. The dogs of this world have lost a champion that fought for the ones no one wanted. So sorry he has left us.
Traci Moriarty
December 24, 2020
Oh no!! Jade!!!! What? My heart is breaking for his wife and family. I am so sorry. I love you Bill, Sherri, Blain, and lee.
Tarah phelps
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