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Edgar D. Smith

Company G-1

17 Jun 1938 - 8 Feb 2017

Place of Death: Evergreen, CO

Interment: West Point, NY

It is with great regret and sorrow that I must notify you of the death of our classmate, Ed Smith, on February 8, 2017, in Evergreen, CO, after a valiant battle with cancer.

Ed is survived by his daughter, Lisa Arnold and her daughter, Grace, of Evergreen; his son, Christian Smith and wife Sandi, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and their children, Alexander and Sydney; his daughter, Karen Hutcherson and her husband, James of Evergreen and their children, Jake and Hayden; and his son Stephen and wife Laurie of Orlando FL and their children, Haley, Alexandria, Grayson and West.

The funeral service for Ed Smith will be at West Point on Tuesday, July 11th, at 1:30 pm in the Old Cadet Chapel.

Condolences may be sent to Lisa Arnold, 31270 John Wallace Road, #309, Evergreen, CO  80439.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Ed's memory be sent to Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Evergreen, CO  80439 or online at

Well done, Ed.  Be thou at peace.


Class Memorial Pages\G-1 Ed Smith.pdf


Edgar "Ed" Smith died peacefully at the age of 78 on Feb. 8, 2017, in Evergreen. Ed was born on June 17, 1938, in Reno, Nev.

He graduated in 1961 with an engineering degree from West Point and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. Ed married Liz (Lystrup) and had four children.

He was an accomplished woodworker and made beautiful, wooden, World War II-era airplane models. His other hobbies included golfing, fishing and traveling.

Ed is survived by his children, Lisa Arnold of Evergreen, Christian Smith (Sandi) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Karen Hutcherson (James)&of Evergreen, and Stephen Smith (Laurie) of Apopka, Fla. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.

No services are planned, and according to Edgar's wishes, his body will be cremated and his ashes interred at his beloved West Point Military Academy this summer.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in his honor to Mount Evans Hospice, 3081 Bergen Peak Drive, Ste 100, Evergreen, CO 80439.

Published in Canyon Courier from Feb. 23 to Feb. 28, 2017