Estes Park resident Maggie Dye Carlton died unexpectedly at Medical Center of the Rockies on Monday, May 25, 2009. She was 59 years old. Maggie Robinson Dye was born January 8, 1950 in Bloomington, IL. Her parents were Kenneth and Lillian (Lynch) Dye.
Maggie attended school at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea and graduated from Brazosport High School in Freeport, TX. She attended North Texas State University. She managed and owned restaurants.
Maggie was a member of the Daughter’s of the King, the Community Church of the Rockies, Estes Park Newcomer’s Club and the Estes Park Women’s Club. She volunteered at the elementary school and was also a volunteer for Estes Park Victim Advocates. Maggie loved gourmet cooking, sewing, quilting, reading, snow skiing, hiking and camping. She enjoyed running marathons and riding her Harley Davidson. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Maggie is survived by her husband, James Carlton, Ret. Col. USAF of Estes Park, CO; son Robin Sudan of San Francisco, CA; daughters Carly Sudan of Houston, TX and Lily Carlton of Estes Park, CO; mother Lillian Dye of Lake Jackson, TX; brothers Kenneth Dye and wife Joyce of Lake Jackson, TX and Tom Dye and wife Jimmie of Lake Jackson, TX; sisters Katie Himmel of Carrollton, TX, Liz Greak and husband Ted of Sugarland, TX, Ann McKeever and husband Scott of Tokyo, Japan, Mary Puckett and husband Cody of Alvin, TX and Sara Dye of Lake Jackson, TX. She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Dye.
A memorial service will be held at the Community Church of the Rockies on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made to Victim Advocates in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517. See www.allnutt.com to see Maggie’s on-line obituary and send a message to the family.