Utah ski legend dies at the age of 92 in Park City

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 24, 2010 10:24 am

Mel Fletcher, the Park City legend known for his pioneering days as a skier died at the age of 92 on Monday, June, 21. Fletcher was the first ski patrol director at Park City in 1964, and had the opportunity to witness his hometown transform for the Olympic Games in 2002.

Fletcher died in his sleep around 4:30 am, according to his family. Fletcher who grew up in Park City where he lived a wonderful life as a skier and enjoyed passing his knowledge down to kids as a mentor. He played an immense role in putting Park City on the map by being a legendary skier as well as a teacher.