Obituary: Maurice P. “Mix” Beauvais
Maurice P. Beauvais April 19, 1935 – June 7, 2020
Maurice P. “Mix” Beauvais, 85, of Steamboat Springs and Denver, passed away on June 7, 2020 from complications of a stroke. Mix was born April 19, 1935 in Pueblo, Colorado. Mix spent 17 years promoting Mt. Werner (Steamboat Ski Area) from 1967 to 1984. After serving as Comptroller at Jackson Hole (1965 to 1967) with Gordy Wren. He served as Director of Advertising and Treasurer for the Steamboat Land Company and Mt. Werner, Inc and assisted in the sale of the two companies to LTV in 1969. He then worked as Director of Advertising for LTV-RDI (1969-1973). After serving as the Director of marketing for Big Sky’s first season (1973), he returned to Steamboat as the Director of Sales and marketing and was the General Manager of the Steamboat Village Inn (now the Sheraton) and Property Manager of the West and Rockies Condominiums (1975-1983). After leaving the ski corp, Mix started Steamboat Tour and Travel (Stalker Tour and Travel) and continued to travel and promote skiing in Steamboat Springs. In 1988 Mix joined his wife as a partner in Coldwell Banker Silver Oak, Ltd Real Estate (Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties). He continued to work selling real estate until last year when he finally retired. Mix was active in so many community organizations including serving at the Board of Realtors Annual Christmas Dinner.
Mix leaves his beloved wife of 45 years together, Karen (Steamboat and Denver), daughter Julie Beauvais of Arizona, Brete Beauvais of Pueblo, Brandi Beauvais (Geoff Hunt) and Buffy Meyer (Bob) of Littleton, CO, and two Grandchildren (Isaac and Connor Droke). He also leaves his brother Ken Beauvais (Rita) of Denver, sister Kay Perkins (Bill) of Pueblo, and brother Mike Beauvais in Montana.
Mix was loved by all who met him and Steamboat Springs should forever be grateful for his passion in promoting the area. A memorial will be planned in Steamboat at a future date when we can all gather.
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