John Biglow, 72 and Marcia Biglow, 73 both passed away in the same week of July 2017, on July 14 and July 10, respectively.

John was a born August 11, 1944 and raised in Salida, Colorado. Marcia was born on August 2, 1943 in Orienta, Oklahoma.

They were married 48 years, engaged a week after their first date and married a month later.

John was a former naval officer and veteran of the Vietnam war before working his entire career at JC Penney’s where he was an executive and oversaw the move of JCP headquarters from NY to Dallas, Texas. He loved Colorado and was always eager to return to, and spend time in, Salida. He had a lifelong love of cars that began when he was a child working with his father Robert Biglow at the Texaco service station the family owned in downtown Salida.

Marcia was a talented RN, tireless volunteer, and devoted wife and mother. She loved animals, writing letters, and making things beautiful.

Both had resided for the last 3 years in Sun City, Arizona.

They are survived by their daughter, Sarah Biglow.

There will be a celebration of life in Sun City, Arizona, at the Woodmark, on August 11 from 1:30-3:30pm.

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