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List of famous people who died in Colorado, with photos when available. These notable Colorado deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Colorado, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Colorado listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Colorado has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List contains people like Ralph Jones and Vic Heyliger.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Colorado?" and "Which celebrities died in Colorado?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Colorado includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Hunter S. Thompson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Hunter S. Thompson Died at 68 (1937-2005)

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Alan Berg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Alan Berg Died at 50 (1934-1984)

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Anthony R. Barringer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Anthony R. Barringer Died at 84 (1925-2009)

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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dennis Weaver Died at 82 (1924-2006)

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Hiram Percy Maxim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Hiram Percy Maxim Died at 67 (1869-1936)

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Michael LeMoyne Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Michael LeMoyne Kennedy Died at 39 (1958-1997)

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Linda Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Linda Lovelace Died at 53 (1949-2002)

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Matthew Shepard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Matthew Shepard Died at 22 (1976-1998)

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James Irwin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
James Irwin Died at 61 (1930-1991)

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Kit Carson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Kit Carson Died at 59 (1809-1868)

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John Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
John Evans Died at 83 (1814-1897)

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JonBenét Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
JonBenét Ramsey Died at 6 (1990-1996)

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Bert Acosta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Bert Acosta Died at 59 (1895-1954)

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"Dr. Death" Steve Williams Died at 49 (1960-2009)

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Thomas Wakefield Blackburn II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Thomas Wakefield Blackburn II Died at 79 (1913-1992)

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Ronnie Lane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Ronnie Lane Died at 51 (1946-1997)

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Ruth Etting is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Ruth Etting Died at 82 (1896-1978)

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Edward LaChapelle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Edward LaChapelle Died at 81 (1926-2007)

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Mina Loy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Mina Loy Died at 84 (1882-1966)

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Mary Chase is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Mary Chase Died at 75 (1906-1981)

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Doak Walker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Doak Walker Died at 71 (1927-1998)

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Dick Durrance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dick Durrance Died at 90 (1914-2004)

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Rodolfo Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Rodolfo Gonzales Died at 77 (1928-2005)

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David Schramm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
David Schramm Died at 52 (1945-1997)

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Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cád... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz Died at 53 (1936-1989)

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Al De Caprio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Al De Caprio Died at 84 (1916-2000)

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George Gamow is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
George Gamow Died at 64 (1904-1968)

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Seymour Cray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Seymour Cray Died at 71 (1925-1996)

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Debbie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Debbie Died at 26 (1953-1979)

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Doc Holliday is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Doc Holliday Died at 36 (1851-1887)

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Eric Harris is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Eric Harris Died at 18 (1981-1999)

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Roy Stryker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Roy Stryker Died at 82 (1893-1975)

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Harvey T. Carter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Harvey T. Carter Died at 82 (1930-2012)

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Russell Scott is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Russell Scott Died at 91 (1921-2012)

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Kenneth Lay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Kenneth Lay Died at 64 (1942-2006)

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Byron White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Byron White Died at 85 (1917-2002)

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Daniel Schaefer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Daniel Schaefer Died at 70 (1936-2006)

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Peter II of Yugoslavia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Peter II of Yugoslavia Died at 47 (1923-1970)

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Don Poier is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Don Poier Died at 54 (1951-2005)

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Ernie Stautner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Ernie Stautner Died at 81 (1925-2006)

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Edward Dorn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Edward Dorn Died at 70 (1929-1999)

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Julius Caldeen Gunter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Julius Caldeen Gunter Died at 82 (1858-1940)

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Frederick Walker Pitkin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Frederick Walker Pitkin Died at 49 (1837-1886)

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Thomas M. Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Thomas M. Patterson Died at 77 (1839-1916)

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Thomas M. Bowen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Thomas M. Bowen Died at 71 (1835-1906)

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Hubert Work is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Hubert Work Died at 82 (1860-1942)

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Earl Blaik is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Earl Blaik Died at 92 (1897-1989)

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Harlow Shapley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Harlow Shapley Died at 87 (1885-1972)

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Nick Lucas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Nick Lucas Died at 85 (1897-1982)

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Adolf Busemann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Adolf Busemann Died at 85 (1901-1986)