A-Basin announces memorial for Leif Eric Borgeson

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 11, 2011 8:00 am

Arapahoe Basin Snow Safety Director, Leif Borgeson passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 while hiking the ridge at the Aspen Highlands Bowl. Leif collapsed after the hike and was immediately attended to by Aspen Highlands patrol, but was unable to be resuscitated.

A Celebration of Life will be held in memory of Arapahoe Basin Snow Safety Director, Leif Borgeson, on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at the Keystone Conference Center.  Doors will open at 4:30pm for friends to gather and the service will begin at 5:30 pm.  Following the service, there will be a reception for all at the Arapahoe Basin A-frame with refreshments and a time to meet Leif’s family.  At the A-Basin reception there will be an opportunity for friends to be video-taped and share a favorite Leif Borgeson story. 

Donations for the Leif Borgeson Memorial Fund are being accepted at any Wells Fargo Bank branch.

please visit the website set up  for Leif Eric Borgeson here.  You can leave a memorial note, upload photos, read about his life and much more.