Darrel D. Sutton

Darrel became a member of the Boulder Fire Department as a firefighter in 1963. During his career, Darrel progressed through the ranks of fire engineer and finally to the position of fire lieutenant. Darrel was dedicated to the fire service.

Scott L. Smith

Scott was the son of Duaine and Lavona Smith. He graduated Niwot High School in 1978. He is survived by his parents as well as two brothers, Philip and Bradley.

He was an avid sportsman; was a referee for high school baseball and city league softball and basketball games.

One of Scott’s aspirations was to become a firefighter. He succeeded in becoming a Boulder firefighter in October of 1981. Having served only three months, he had become a valuable asset quite readily.

In his memory the Boulder Regional Fire Training Center is dedicated to him and fellow firefighter Bill Duran for their dedication and service to the community. May he rest in peace knowing he fulfilled a life dream.

William J. Duran Sr.

William was the son of Bonafacio and Rose Duran. Bill married Sharon Montoya on December 28, 1974. He was a veteran of the US Air Force, serving from 1970 until 1974 as a fire protection specialist.

He is survived by his father, his wife, two sons (William Jr. and Christopher) and daughter (Dedra), two brothers, Robert and Kenneth and three sisters, Veronica Grigeo, Juanita Razo and Susan Duran.

Bill completed his military commitment and joined the Boulder Fire Department in November 1974. During his tenure Bill was intent on bettering himself by attending Red Rocks Community College to attain a Fire Science Degree. Bill was promoted to the position of Fire Engineer in 1978.

In his memory the Boulder Regional Fire Training Center is dedicated to him and fellow firefighter Scott Smith for their dedication and service to the community. May he rest in peace knowing he fulfilled a life dream.