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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
Dec. at 68 (1937-2005)

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Alan Berg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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
Dec. at 84 (1925-2009)

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Dennis Weaver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 39 (1958-1997)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dec. 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
Dec. at 79 (1913-1992)

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

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

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Edward LaChapelle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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 Dec. at 84 (1882-1966)

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

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

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

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

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David Schramm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 84 (1916-2000)

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

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

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

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

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

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Roy Stryker is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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
Dec. at 82 (1930-2012)

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

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

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Byron White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 47 (1923-1970)

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

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

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Edward Dorn is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Colorado
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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 Dec. 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
Dec. at 71 (1835-1906)

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

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

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

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

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