In Loving Memory of Joe | We Lost A Terrific Squaw Valley Ski Patroller One Year Ago Today

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In loving memory of Joe Zuiches. image: squaw valley professional ski patrol

One year ago today, we lost Squaw ValleyProfessional Ski Patroller Joe Zuiches.

Joe passed away while working at Squaw Valley, CA on January 24th, 2017.

Joe was strong in the mountains as well as in many other areas of life.

Joe made a big impact while he was here with us and he is dearly missed.  Especially today.

A memorial fund has been set up for Joe’s family.  Please check it out and donate:

Joe Zuiches Memorial Fund

Joe Zuiches’ memorial plaques at Squaw Valley, CA. image: ivan

The Plaque above reads:

“As long as I live I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm and avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.
-John Muir

The Cross above reads:

In Loving Memory of Joe Zuiches

1974-2017

Father of Cannon Zuiches

Husband to Mikki Zuiches 

Joseph Kurilo Zuiches, with his wife, Mikki Zuiches, and their 10 month-old son, Cannon, in a recent photo.
Joseph Kurilo Zuiches, with his wife, Mikki Zuiches, and their 10 month-old son, Cannon, in a photo from 2017.

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