Memorial services are pending for Joan Fairchild, professor emeritus, College of Education. Dr. Fairchild, age 80, died April 6, 2012 at her home in Palmer Lake following a long illness with family members Lee and Dolly Fairchild by her side.
Memorial services will be held at Dr. Fairchild’s Palmer Lake residence, amidst her beloved rose garden, in late May or early June.
At UCCS, Dr. Fairchild led graduate programs in special education and was the author and co-author of several large grants, including those that led to the Project EXCEL Centers now known as the Centers for Academic Excellence.
The family may be contacted at the following address:
Lee and Dolly Fairchild
P.O. Box 407
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
To see the obituary as published in the Colorado Springs Gazette, visit http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/gazette/obituary.aspx?n=joan-fairchild&pid=157168354