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Jan Arthur Higgins

March 9, 1952July 15, 2018

Jan Arthur Higgins was born on March 9, 1952 and passed away on July 15, 2018 and is under the care of Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home.

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Tim Thomas

July 28, 2021

I am so saddened to have happened upon this news. Jan was a dear friend throughout high school at TJ. We remained in close contact through college and the first years after graduation, but lost touch of him when I moved overseas. I am now back in Denver and working on our 50th (+1) high school reunion, which led to an internet search and learning of his death. My deepest condolences to all his family - many of our classmates are going to be similarly heartsick when I share this news. His nickname was "Yipper" and he was a terrific all round athlete, particularly excelling in baseball. I have a wealth of fond memories, but mostly recall his sly smile & a devilish sense of humor...though never mean-spirited. He was very well liked and for years, former teammates/friends had hoped to locate him to re-establish contact. So very sorry for your loss and to only now having found out. I hope the intervening time has allowed all his family to grieve, yet also find joy in the remembrance of his gentle nature.

Joanne and Bob Tafoya

September 9, 2018

Jan Higgins born and raised in Denver, CO area, worked for Rocky Mountain News and a wonderful artist. Later moved to Florida. Jan was a wonderful neighbor and a very good friend. We lost contact with Jan when he moved to Florida. So sad to hear that Jan as passed away.