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1943 Elaine 2022

Elaine Calabro

November 26, 1943 — March 11, 2022

Elaine Muise Calabro passed away peacefully March 11, 2022 at the age of 78 in Grand Junction, Colorado. She is survived by her husband of 52 years Michael, children Carrie and Chris, granddaughter Jade, and great-grandson Carter. She was preceded in death by parents William and Florence Muise and brother Kenneth.

She was born in Oakland, California and moved to Congers, New York at the age of four where she lived until moving to Colorado with her husband in 1969. During her life she was a third grade teacher, a writer, an elementary school substitute teacher, a book editor, an innkeeper, and a librarian. A long-time volunteer in Grand Junction, she volunteered with the National Park Service Trails and Rails program on Amtrak between Grand Junction and Denver, HopeWest hospice, and joined her husband setting out American flags around Grand Junction on holidays.

She was an avid traveler, reader, paper-crafter, baker, and a lifelong baseball fan. Her core values were centered on compassion and education. She was a devoted mother and wife, and had great sense of humor.

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no service. To honor her memory please consider a gift to St. Jude’s Hospital. Then go out and do something wonderful for someone, read a book, play baseball, or bake some Irish soda bread.

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