Elizabeth M. Ritchie (Libby)
Libby Ritchie passed peacefully Tuesday August 20, 2019.
Libby was born April 16, 1929 in Washington, Pennsylvania to Robert and Mabel McBurny. She was the youngest of four children, her brother John, and sisters Marian and Jane.
Libby is now with her husband Ralph, as they were married for 55 years before Ralph passed away in March of 2006. Libby and Ralph raised 5 boys; Dave, Doug, Ralph, Jr. (Joe) John and Bob. They had 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
After living in Virginia, Germany, Texas, Hawaii they decided in 1966 to settle in Englewood, Colorado. In 1970 Libby went to the University of Northern Colorado and graduated in 3 years with a education degree. She later received her masters in education. Libby was employed in the Sheridan school district for over 20 year as a special education teacher.
After Libby and Ralph retired they enjoyed traveling to many places all over the world. They also enjoyed living in Grand Lake, Colorado enjoying mountain living.
A Celebration of Life will be held on September 4, 2019 at 1:30 at St James Presbyterian Church in Littleton Colorado.