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May 2007       Vol. 36, No. 5       Page  110
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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

The Colorado Bar Association Remembers the
Lives and Contributions of Colorado Attorneys.

Andrew W. Loewi
Andrew W. Loewi died on April 8, 2007. He was 56. Loewi graduated from George Washington High School in Denver at the age of 16. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in Iowa and his JD degree from Harvard Law School. After working for U.S. Senator Dick Clark in Iowa, Loewi moved to Denver, where he worked as a deputy district attorney. He later joined the firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. There, he headed the litigation department for four years and later chaired the firm’s pro bono committee. An advocate of pro bono work, Loewi handled his own pro bono cases, including successful appeals to the Colorado Supreme Court on behalf of crime victims and the organization Common Cause. Governor Bill Ritter will proclaim May 15 as "Andy Loewi Day," in recognition of Loewi’s contributions to civic endeavors, philanthropic organizations, and the corporate community.

Loewi was a member of the CBA and DBA. He was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers fan and also enjoyed the Colorado Rockies. He is survived by his wife Pat, a daughter, a stepdaughter, and his father. Contributions in Loewi’s name may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Attn. Samantha Loewi Fund, 720 S. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 365-S, Denver, CO 80246.

James Haskew Turner, Jr.

James Haskew Turner, Jr. died on March 3, 2007. He was 82. Turner enlisted during World War II and served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator on a B-24 bomber. After the war, he attended the University of Chicago, earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science. He then earned his law degree from Yale Law School in 1952. Thereafter, he joined the law firm of Gorsuch Kirgis, LLP in Denver. In 1990, he formed the law firm of Turner & Turner, P.C. He retired from the practice in 2002.

Turner was a member of the American Bar Association, and the CBA and DBA. He belonged to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Denver. Later in life, Turner traveled several times to Mexico where he attended language school. He became fluent in Spanish. He also enjoyed bridge and tennis, and taught both of his sons how to ski.

Turner is survived by his wife Helen, two sons, and four grandchildren, with another expected in June 2007. Donations in Turner’s name may be made to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202

The Colorado Bar Foundation (CBF) was established in 1953 and is one means of commemorating members of the legal profession. The CBF functions exclusively for educational and charitable purposes, and promotes the advancement of jurisprudence and the administration of justice in Colorado through grants. Gifts to the CBF are tax-deductible. For complete information and to become a CBF supporter, contact Dana Collier Smith in Denver at (303) 824-5318, (800) 332-6736, or

Send "In Memoriam" information to: Mail to: Tracy Rackauskas, The Colorado Lawyer, 1900 Grant St., Ste. 900, Denver, CO 80203. Call (303) 824-5326 with questions. Print or electronic photographs also may be sent. "In Memoriam" items are printed as production deadlines and space permit.

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