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Fauerbach remembered with ABR bench


January 15, 2020

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Rob and Beth Fauerbach, of Lafayette, Colorado, sit on the bench built in memory of Rob's late father, Mike Fauerbach, 67, of Saxon, who passed away during the 10th annual Sisu Ski Fest in January 2019. The bench is located where he died at the ABR Trails in Ironwood Township and was dedicated on Saturday. Eric Anderson submitted the photo.


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ERWIN TOWNSHIP - Just prior to the start of the 11th Sisu Ski Fest on Saturday morning a group of family and friends dedicated a spot where a longtime race supporter and participant passed away the year before.

Mike Fauerbach, 67, of Saxon, died just after starting out on the 15K Heikki Lunta Classic cross country ski race in the 10th annual Sisu Ski Fest on Jan. 9, 2019. The Saxon attorney was remembered with a bench and plaque dedication at the spot where he rested after going into cardiac arrest at Active Backwoods Retreats (ABR).

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