Alta loses town father

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 30, 2009 7:15 am

Bill Levitt, owner of the Alta lodge and former mayor of Alta, passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. Mr. Levitt was dining in his beloved lodge when he collapsed. Bill Levitt and his family moved from New York City to Alta in 1954 after he fell in love with area and it’s setting. He and his family then purchased the Alta lodge in 1959 and helped to establish the lodge as a premier skiing destination within the state of Utah. Bill is survived by his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and was much loved by the whole Alta community.