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May 2008       Vol. 37, No. 5       Page  86
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In Memoriam

The Colorado Bar Association remembers the lives and contributions of
Colorado attorneys and members of the legal community.

Philip E. Gauthier

Philip E. Gauthier died on March 18, 2008. He was 81.

Gauthier served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Okinawa, Japan. After working for the Adams County Free Press in Iowa, his family’s business, Gauthier obtained a journalism degree from Creighton University, where he served as managing editor of the student newspaper and yearbook editor.

He worked for Regis University in Denver as director of sports information and as director of public information. He later served as the University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s director of alumni. After retiring in 1994, he wrote the book Lawyers from Denver: A Century of Service to the West and the Nation.

He is survived by his wife Mary Lou, six children, and fourteen grandchildren. Contributions in Gauthier’s name may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 3629 W. 29th Ave., Denver, CO 80211 (; or Bonfils Blood Center, 717 Yosemite St., Denver, CO 80130 (

Edith Arbuckle Williams

Edith Arbuckle Williams died on March 9, 2008. She was 86. Williams was an attorney, educator, and performing artist. She also was a dedicated volunteer.


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 and photos 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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