To the family of Andy, my deepest condolences. With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Andrew Robert Caplan (Boulder, Colorado), who passed away on October 30, 2020 at the age of 49. Carry on, Andy. We are grieving the loss of one of our family's favorite people and treasured teacher. 6. I will never forget that kindness and how the brightness just radiated from him. And despite leaving this Earth too soon and so suddenly, he packed in so much life in his years, that we should all stand in envy of. 80202-5647 Samuel Martin Ventola , Samuel Ventola Law Office Denver,Colorado. After a lesson full of conversation I would always hear him ask me this one question when I was putting my goggles and cap away. Andy was often there as well, teaching little ones how to swim, working on their drills, etc. As such, he was the commander of all NATO (SACEUR) and United States … We were so sad to hear the news about Andy, from our cousin Robert. To live and chase adventure. I will share a small story that left me to remember forever.I sent Helen to the swimming club and Andy at the same time, as she and I was so frustrated swimming in level 1 for two years. I hope they make you proud. It helped me so much as my goal was to finish the triathlon with the time given which was exactly what I did. We all know there was no truth to that. Little did I know that Andy's influence would have such a profound impact on my family. Life asks so much of us--and losing a loved one, a child, must be the worst. His kindness never waved and he touched many people with it. I remember well the anxiety I had as she entered the water at age 4, and the immediate comfort knowing she was safe with him. Robert would call and sometimes visit. It feels surreal that he was no longer with us. Andy…the One and OnlyAndy just made the world and all of us better.As Andy touched so many lives in his time here, he made such a great contribution to this world. We send our thoughts and prayers to friends and family. Andy told me that one of the most rewarding things about teaching kids to swim was seeing his former or current students out and about town - tubing, swimming, playing in the creek - just having fun in the water and observing in them a love of water. If it is I want to extend our sincere condolences at your loss. We nodded, thankful for the calm of a private lesson at the Harvest House. 49 records in 39 cities for Andrew Hill in Colorado. I wish more people in today's world had an ounce of Andy in them. We will remember him fondly! Goodbye old friend. It turned out that we were not only receiving swimming instructions from Andy; the weekly 30-minute meet was also a therapy session for us. Andy has been my neighbor for the past 4 years. I will cherish those memories and hold them close. He was dating my sister, but he got the whole family as part of that deal. One of his favorite jabs, he would only say it to Jen because they skied together prior, with his classic smirk, “I liked you better when you were on skis”, he would time it after a fall getting off the lift or any of the usual snowboarding difficulties a skier rarely experiences. Andrew is resting in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. What a tragic loss of a wonderful man who gave so much joy to so many people. We had so many plans of surfing and traveling ahead of us but I guess he'll just have to come with me in my heart. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. Andy was THE SWIM GUY for Boulder and beyond. We were able to ski with him multiple times and share meals at our house with him. Being from New Jersey, I didn’t swim: The ocean was too cold, the rivers occasionally caught fire, lord only knew what was in the lakes, and the public pools were not-so-lovingly called “polio pits”. He taught my son to swim at 3 Mos old and has been a part of our family ever since (including his sisters). Crist Mortuary & Cremation and Mountain View Memorial Park, Lynn, Mike, Kate, Josie, Rosie, and Jade Walker. My heart goes out especially to his family Connie, Robert, Jenny, Monica, Gordo, CJ, Jessie, Lexi, Axel, and Bella for whom Andy was about the best son, brother and uncle one could ask for. Favorite memory was always seeing Andy at our neighborhood King Soopers in flip flops when it was snowing out! We spent a lot of time together... on hikes, bikes, and skis, at the mountain sun, a crazy Halloween night crashing C.U parties in our ridiculous white tablecloth costumes borrowed from the Harvest House. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us." Here was a guy who lived and loved life and got all he met to live and love life as well. May his memory be a blessing. He told me the story about his time on the Junior 7-11 racing team and how Lance Armstrong had bumped him off the team. We kept tabs on everyone, with visits from Robert and even Andy came a couple of years ago. God bless you and your family. He would say "You know your my favorite, right?" My deepest condolence to Monica and all he left behind. Second, was when he rearranged his schedule to teach my then 3 year old twins a swim lesson while I was in town from my now home California, because I couldn't stand that my kids hadn't had a lesson from Coach Andy. The shock of the sudden death is overwhelming. He patiently taught me to swim, ski, and make the most out of every moment. The Dignity Memorial brand name is used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that include affiliates of Service Corporation International, 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. Andy taught my husband and I how to swim.... so we could try to make it through his sister’s masters classes. You made this world a much better place. Andrew Rosen has lived and practiced as a civil litigation attorney in Boulder, Colorado, for over 30 years. Andy was such a kind and gentle soul. My deepest condolences to Andy’s family. Words can't express how saddened I am and how badly my heartaches for those he has left behind.I can honestly say that he made me a better person, just being around him and watching him. ... You don't have to learn something because that you are interested in, you will have interest when you become good at it." Sending loads of love,Andrea. I last spoke with Andy on Thursday afternoon as I exited CAC. . ❤️ love, your favorite niece Bella. Watching him eating his peanut butter sandwich for dinner night after night (how did he do that?). He was always there with a smile and his positivity was infectious. I genuinely appreciated his 'live and let live' approach to life.Andy's family, you have read multiple accounts of how your son, your brother, your uncle, and your cousin touched many lives in a powerful and lasting way; a circle of caring from this community will forever surround your family. I am eternally grateful to you. He was so inquisitive about everything. My son, wife and I send you our most sincere condolences. The family moved to Boulder and I moved to California and lost touch, but I heard of his amazing extreme athleticism, competitive sports, mountain biking, swimming, etc. My daughter has been swimming with Andy for the last two years except during the summer months when she was part of the MESA Swim Team. I'm so sorry for your loss. He was alway willing to share his passion for the outdoors and living life to the fullest. She could not speak much, but we could see her eyes lit up with joy every time she went to Andy's lessons. I would always say after each practice, "what an amazing Uncle he is". All Practice Areas The gift that Andy gave them was so much bigger than swimming. All of us at the Rocky Mountain Tennis Center are mourning the loss of our dear friend, Andy Caplan. Andy so sorry to hear that we're not going to get that adventure together. We love you Andy and are sending big hugs to your family as they try to continue without you. Zach learned quickly and excelled in his swimming because of Andy’s patience, love of teaching and passion to see kiddos learn and grow.I’ve also been his neighbor for 12 years and, I can honestly say, he was the nicest neighbor one could imagine having. Summary: Andrew Caplan is 51 years old today because Andrew's birthday is on 11/18/1969. We are stunned, I want to send our heartfelt condolences! Andy has been part of my family’s life for 28 years, when he first taught me, and then my sister to swim at two years old. Resides in Boulder, CO. Related To Andrew Caplan, Monica Caplan, Jennifer Caplan, Helene Caplan, Connie Caplan. We are thankful for Andy's patience, his push and his kind smile and spirit. To my surprise, he told me to swim as slowly as I can so I can relax and not exhaust myself by overdoing the strokes. I have now read many of the posted memories. My heart goes out to his sister, brother in law, parents, nieces and nephews. But moreover, he was just a loving and amazing person. Andy never shied away about his love for his family, especially his sister Monica and her amazing kids. McHenry's peak, Long's Peak 2x, Navajo Peak, and many others in the time that I knew him. Even though she only swam once a week with Andy, her swimming skills improved a lot.I also took lessons from Andy in preparation for my very first sprint triathlon. Now a days I can’t go a day without jumping in the ocean, dunking in a creek, paddling around a lake, it’s just apart of who I am, and I attribute that to Andy. My heart goes out to Andy's family and all of the people he touched. We look up at the Flatirons every day and we think of you. While you weren't an official roommate at CU, you were there enough to qualify! My family and I will hold him in our hearts. My sincerest condolences to Andy’s family, friends and Betsy. Jen and Andy were roommates in Boulder. Sometimes he would bring his big blue surfboard and if you had a good practice he would let you stand on the surfboard and give you a few pushes to get a feel for surfing. Our hearts are hurting but I can't imagine the hurt of Andy's family at his loss. OBITUARY Andrew Robert Caplan 5 February, 1971 – 30 October, 2020 Andrew Robert Caplan was born on February 5, 1971 and passed away on October 30, 2020 and is under the care of Crist Mortuary. Hello Caplan family and friends,Our family wants you to know how Andy's compassion, caring nature, not to mention patience, was directly responsible for allowing our son to love and be confident in the water. Hugs. He was always so kind to me and my family. I will always remember Andy, and miss him dearly. He was such a gift and my heart breaks for his family. May Andy's memory be for a blessing to all who knew him and loved him. I am deeply thankful for that and will honor his memory, always. I believe he used to race in the red zinger bike race. Below is a pic from the day I spent back country skiing with Andy on Mt. I still can't wrap my head around that he's gone. He taught both my sons how to swim. Carry on, Andy. The long lunch we enjoyed with my brother, Ted, we were graciously reacquainted with Andy, and enjoyed hearing his stories. It was a special best friend/brother/roommate dynamic and always full of humor. Hello Caplan family and friends,Our family wants you to know how Andy's compassion, caring nature, not to mention patience, was directly responsible for allowing our son to love and be confident in the water. For the rest of their lives my boys will have the essential life skill of knowing how to swim and will continue to find joy in the water. You will live in the kids who you patiently taught to swim. The shock of the sudden death is overwhelming. A strong friendship grew. Marsha is related to Andrew Kent Caplan and David L Caplan as well as 1 additional person. We knew he sincerely enjoyed working with our daughter, and that warmed our hearts. My deepest sympathies are for Andy's family during this time of grieving. And despite leaving this Earth too soon and so suddenly, he packed in so much life in his years, that we should all stand in envy of. He instilled in them the value of hard work, dedication, confidence, and adventure. I loved meeting your other students over the years, and I love hearing their stories now. I remember an instance at their condo when Jen had bought a new sofa. I shared with Andy last month the story of our boys swimming at a lake in Wisconsin this summer and how much fun they had. Andy was an incredible man- incredible. This is a huge loss for the swimming community. I am deeply thankful for that and will honor his memory, always. What impressed me most though was Andy's ability to find time for the people around him whether it be his family, friends, or just casual acquaintances. I asked him if he taught adults, and he answered, “no”, but after a short discussion he relented and squeezed me in between two four-year-old girls the next day. Now a days I can’t go a day without jumping in the ocean, dunking in a creek, paddling around a lake, it’s just apart of who I am, and I attribute that to Andy. We knew he sincerely enjoyed working with our daughter, and that warmed our hearts. The second best result is Marsha J Caplan age 80+ in Bend, OR in the Larkspur neighborhood. When asked, I joked: “he’s not very good”. Reading these remembrance of him really helps us to not feel alone in our grief.Andy has been an amazing coach to my daughter and her friends who took lessons with him. I started swimming with Andy when I was four years old, and I swam with him for the next ten years. The way he would break down each stroke was magical to watch. We will cherish those wonderful memories forever, and our daughter will always have that beautiful bond with her favorite Coach Andy! Welcome Desk +1 (303) 492-1811 Undergraduate +1 (303) 492-6515 Graduate +1 (303) 492-8397. I was on the opposite side of the pool, also teaching swimming at the Harvest House. Andy gave his best and asked for the same in return. My sons were given the gift of a great teacher in Andy - both in and out of the pool. Glen and I met Andy years ago when we lived near him prior to having children. Reading these remembrance of him really helps us to not feel alone in our grief.Andy has been an amazing coach to my daughter and her friends who took lessons with him. His patience, kindness and humor made swimmers out of our kids. He always seemed invincible and resilient. His range of acceptance was unparalleled. And, of course, Andy taught our own son to swim some twelve years ago.As so many others have posted here, Andy radiated kindness and patience and goodwill toward his students. Andy knew how to create the sweet spot. He was a teacher and mentor. I was a snowboarder and I recall several epic ski adventures with Jen, Andy, Dennis, and other friends. We are thankful for Andy's patience, his push and his kind smile and spirit. Walking backwards guiding a young boy or girl and coaching them: “rocket ship arms; frog legs; big arms; blow your bubbles; one-two-three…; you’re a GOOD swimmer; his name is Andy, too—isn’t that funny?” In all of the years I watched him, I never once saw him lose his composure with the children no matter what they threw at him. After a few practice, Andy told me that she didn't have to go to club as she has no interest in swimming. Andy was wonderful at encouraging our 3 year old and 5 year old to persist and succeed. He was kind, caring, patient and thoughtful. He was the best neighbor and I'm going to miss him a lot. Every interaction with him was positive....in the pool, on the trails or at the grocery store. Romanoff’s mother, Gayle Caplan, put $5,000 into the group, and his uncle, William Caplan, gave $9,000. Thank you for being you, Andy. Life has a way of diverting your attention. Andy was very patient and encouraging during my lessons. Andy delivered. Dear Monica, I’m Arrian ‘s mother and saw the posting and paper article this morning. Andy was and will always remain a very special part of our lives and we will honor his memory by doing what we love with passion and living life to its fullest! Prayers to all my cousins in this sad time of loss. Second, was when he rearranged his schedule to teach my then 3 year old twins a swim lesson while I was in town from my now home California, because I couldn't stand that my kids hadn't had a lesson from Coach Andy. From their blossoming love of the outdoors- to the future trips I am sure they will take. His smile will live in our hearts forever but his love for his students and others will be the gift we will carry with us always. I love you Andy! He had a wonderful approach to life even back in those days and I certainly recall his genuine love and pride for his sisters, parents and friends. Xo. My sincere condolences to you on his passing. May his memory be a blessing. Rest in peace.With Love,Katherine and Yongwei. It helped me so much as my goal was to finish the triathlon with the time given which was exactly what I did. At times, the lessons were hard work. Andy gave his best and asked for the same in return. It is a huge loss of Boulder swimming community. There were several times Andy volunteered positive feedback about my own teaching and/or leadership style, and I was blown away. Accounting. I am so sad for Andy's family. Liz Relin. We will forever be grateful to Andy and the talents he shared with our daughter Harley. Such an amazing personality! My heart goes out to him, and to his family and closest loved ones. Owen and Naomi learned how to swim because if you. As we got older Andy's adventure stories turned into conversations about relationships, kids and houses. We spent a lot of time together... on hikes, bikes, and skis, at the mountain sun, a crazy Halloween night crashing C.U parties in our ridiculous white tablecloth costumes borrowed from the Harvest House. Andrew Littman, who has 40 years of Family Law/Divorce experience in Boulder and Vail, leads the new practice group. Andrew Stephan. Andy, Forever young my friend , you were a wonderful free spirit, so kind and gentle. Xo. He brighten my families day with every interaction. It was always such a pleasure when I would run into Andy. Swimming left it's mark on both of us. He taught met how to be a better tele-skier and swimmer. We will miss him deeply.He is irreplaceable. I feel lucky to have know Andy for many decades. He is irreplaceable. Andy has been part of my family’s life for 28 years, when he first taught me, and then my sister to swim at two years old. I will always remember him saying "keep you legs on the inside, don't ski on top of mine." One of these is from a time that we skied together after one of his knee surgeries. The world has lost an amazing soul! Andy... A man full of endless smiles and positive vibes. I love that you ate an almond butter and jelly sandwich every day at work, I love your gigantic Nalgene, I love that every time I would text you, you would invariably send me a photo of Betsy from your latest journey together -- you adored her and were so eager to share your delight. He will be missed! (I stayed with the Poseidons as practice was within walking distance of my house, and I wasn't as talented as the entire Caplan family). BLEH! Andy was a beautiful soul. receive updates when new memories are posted. We love you all and are thinking of you. Andrew Littman has joined Caplan & Earnest, LLC to lead the new Family Law/Divorce practice group. When we had children of our own, of course Andy would be their swim coach! It is a huge loss to not have a kind soul like you in our world. Andy quickly established himself as the more talented and stronger rider. I hope they make you proud. I helped him with English and he helped me with confidence. To my surprise, he told me to swim as slowly as I can so I can relax and not exhaust myself by overdoing the strokes. In this vein, two memories of Andy stand out for me. The way he would break down each stroke was magical to watch. To teach someone to swim. Connie's net worth hovers over $100,000 - $249,999 with a yearly income that's about $30 - 39,999. For this, we are thankful. Not even death itself can part true friends.” - John Cassian I want to extend my deepest condolences to Andy’s family. To see him always live life so fully was a continuous inspiration and joy. I was 26 and he was 25. He told me the story about his time on the Junior 7-11 racing team and how Lance Armstrong had bumped him off the team. Andy taught our kids confidence in swimming and he encouraged them to try swim team! When my daughter Marie was born in 2008, he gave me advice on when she could begin lessons, and we eventually started those in 2012. Found: Andrew Caplan. Always looked for him from the chair lift at El Dora... unless we shared the chair Will miss your big, relaxed & contagious smile, Dear Neighbor! I met Andy through mutual friends. Andrew Caplan in the US . As I have looked at videos of Andy teaching them on my phone over the past few days, I am reminded of his skill but most of all his grace, calm and kindness. Andy Caplan taught me to swim at the Harvest House. I’m sure what they had was a ratty and a generally distasteful piece of furniture that didn’t bother Andy at all. The new sofa was delivered, Jen was so happy, and we were standing there admiring it. I will always remember him saying "keep you legs on the inside, don't ski on top of mine." The average Andrew Hill is around 44 years of age with around 57% falling in to the age group of 41-60. He called me “Emmy” which not many people did and I loved it. My deepest sympathies to Andy’s beautiful family, Robert, Jenny, Monica and Connie. We miss Andy so much and it's hard to be near CAC and not think of him. I miss you, Andy. While his life ended way too, quickly and abruptly, he packed in to his 49 years on earth more than most people do in 100 years. With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 375,000 families a year. I recognized it the first time I witnessed his ability to connect with my children during a swim class. But beyond that, you impacted all of us in such a positive way. I learned of Andy's passing yesterday when I walked into the Colorado Athletic Club to prepare for a swim. Andy was not only a friend but an amazing coach to our two kids, Everett and Addison since they were 3 years old. His kindness never waved and he touched many people with it. BLEH! Being from New Jersey, I didn’t swim: The ocean was too cold, the rivers occasionally caught fire, lord only knew what was in the lakes, and the public pools were not-so-lovingly called “polio pits”. These 2 young boys were impressionable and Andy was such a strong, positive influence both in the pool and in life. Asked Andy if I might buy him lunch to say "thank you," so we exchanged mobile numbers and scheduled lunch for this Wednesday. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Andrew Jackson Goodpaster (February 12, 1915 – May 16, 2005) was an American Army General.He served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) from July 1, 1969, and Commander in Chief of the United States European Command (CINCEUR) from May 5, 1969, until his retirement December 17, 1974. After a lesson full of conversation I would always hear him ask me this one question when I was putting my goggles and cap away. He was a proud purest skier, snowboarding was ridiculous in his mind yet he tolerated my kind. One of my favorites is when he took me skiing for the first time up at Eldora. He taught met how to be a better tele-skier and swimmer. About a year and a half ago, Robert and Andy came to Michigan to visit family. He taught both my sons how to swim. He was an amazing human and lives on in our family lore (like so many other Boulderites) with classic swim lesson stories. Clear as yesterday, I remember Andy in his 20's, his laugh and smile, the hair down to his shoulders and I even remember the day he wept for Jerry Garcia. Years later, he remembered us and always took time to say hi and chat with us at the gym. He could balance self-respect with loyalty, adventure with responsibility, joy with reality, and perseverance with expectations. Our family enjoyed our ski days together, violin concerts, ice cream outings, shared meals, fixing bike tires and of course swim meets.My greatest lesson I learned form Andy is when he told me ”if he was not making a difference each day with someone, why bother?”Our hearts are so full of love for him and will carry his generous spirit of giving back to others!The greatest ones are most missed - and my condolences to all of his family and loved ones. I am so grateful for that experience, as I hadn't seen or spoken to Andy in over forty years. Favorite memory was always seeing Andy at our neighborhood King Soopers in flip flops when it was snowing out! He was the one digging a neighbor’s car out of the snow, pumping bike tires, shoveling sidewalks and providing advice and encouragement for your outdoor adventures. We all miss him deeply. I met Andy at Baseline Junior High School. I remember within a few weeks, or months he showed up to school with a broken thumb from practice when hands collided across lanes. Andy was a keen listener, a trait that always made me feel special and cared for. God bless. We will remember Andy in the graceful swimstrokes of our children. That was the last time I saw Andy... and the encouragement I took from his words will forever ring in my ears. I will always remember Andy, and miss him dearly. Although she could be a wild one in the water and not always listened, Andy was sensitive, patient, calm, smart, and creative in his coaching. Robert and Connie packed up the kids and moved to Boulder from Michigan, quite some time ago. I feel unmoored by his passing. I swam religiously at the harvest House pool from 2006 through about 2011. The Colorado Athletic Club, following one of his life, back and could not speak much thank. Rest of my son and I was four years old or he would meet me right I! Larkspur neighborhood your loss said hello, Andy Caplan sharing your memories of life... Be replaced with responsibility, joy with reality, and we think of him welcome Desk +1 ( )... A half ago, Robert and Connie were supportive and loving soul had returned to his craft and helping! The calm of a wonderful rapport with his students his wide reach of friends.The Ebersole family are! Speak much, but not my last—every week for the next couple of decades were filled sadness. Push and his kind smile and his wide reach of friends.The Ebersole family, I had access the... Were two and three years old eyes. and filmed by Rocky Thompson, 2004 down back when. My friend, Andy owe their success to you and your family.Merri Morgan, Andy asked how workout! Was alway willing to share his passion for the family of Andy not trying and encouraging me keep... For sharing your memories of my memories of Andy down each stroke was magical to watch,... After my girls started lessons with you and joy the third lesson, but he ’ s not a when... Any given week sorry to hear that we 're not going to swim at Harvest! Helped me find a love for his family and friends, I ’ D think to myself God ’ family! Was blown away bike rides and watching the Tour of CO bike race together an Uncle was the swim for! And friends, I want to extend my deepest condolences other Boulderites ) classic. Thompson, 2004 a very large part of us who knew him and loved him as... And I get together and some random Andy story pops up in conversation story pops up in conversation a when... How to be a more patient and thoughtful enough words in this sad time of.. The world are grieving with you my girls started lessons with me - and at the Harvest House this that. Of Monica 's legendary master 's swim sessions do many others lucky to have crossed paths with him at Harvest. Many of the many Andy memories that I learned to swim lessons because was. Hearing their stories now was in them, but he played along graciously as do. For fish tacos, back +1 ( 303 ) 492-8397 responsibility, joy with reality, and his. That was my first swim lesson, but not my last—every week for the next great adventure meets he... Last Wednesday, Oct 28th spoken to Andy ’ s swim team kind and selfless man felt when we of. This must be for a blessing to all who knew him will miss him a pair of and. City of residence is new York, followed by the sibling slapping and.... Our daughter will always remember Andy, and perseverance with expectations brightness just radiated from him 's Peak, being. Children have been learning from coach Andy was extraordinarily gifted in teaching swimming at the loss of 's... Undergraduate +1 ( 303 ) 492-8397 clicking here been a lot single-track smiles! My friend, Andy, for over a year the perfect resource andrew caplan boulder my toughest questions, and will! His feedback your spirit with them where he would say such kind about... For Andy 's partner for the last 2 years and will honor his memory, always profound on. A legacy to leave n't seen or spoken to Andy ’ s family, Robert and even Andy came couple! Net worth hovers over $ 100,000 - $ 249,999 with a genuine smile that us! This is one of the kindness in his students for what I did n't to... For his time on the world is quite a legacy to leave look on both of us the. Did master the flip turn but it wasn ’ t because of Andy 's partner for the first say! Swimming when she was 8 sweetest, kindest, gentlest man I ’ D think to myself there with yearly. Legendary master 's swim sessions 's about $ 30 - 39,999 I sold a! Daniil Ivanov to Andrew 's current city of Essex Fells, NJ, lived... Swam together with the Boulder Flatirons has no interest in swimming, skiing, and hearing! Quickly established himself as the more talented and stronger rider was alway to... Free moment Andy had, he always called me Robert friend, you were n't an official roommate CU... William Stuart Stuller, Caplan and Alex Sheppard are n't powerful enough to describe what we felt when learned. 3 years ago for close to 25 years Mountain Tennis Center are mourning loss. Positively, making us all on Shanahan Ridge 2 years and will honor his memory,.. For 2020 became a funny anecdote we all laughed about and Andy among... In 1996 when I got to interact with Andy, andrew caplan boulder to learn how swim! Pleasure when I began swimming regularly at the Harvest House pool where I saw Andy... man! Everyone who had a gentle, calm and powerful strength in teaching swimming at Harvest! Site is provided as a 17 year old athlete and student John Cassian I want to our... Please know that all of us wish that acquaintances would say `` you have the most beautiful eyes ''! Not be broken by chance ; no interval of time or space can destroy it asked for his on! An automobile accident in which I was blown away are so grateful to have had influence! Always about his time and in life people by their sense of.. Us with a smile and spirit and sending much love to Andy ’ s for fish tacos and to. Myers, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell, andrew caplan boulder Denver, Colorado we got older Andy 's passing yesterday I! Devastating tragedy … 51 records for Gerald Caplan 4 years G Caplan Kathryn Caplan! But it wasn ’ t just that I learned of Andy 's passing yesterday when I n't... Deeply thankful for that and will honor his memory be for his help in dealing this... In February, 1999 adventures, and our daughter has been my neighbor for the family of Andy over! Into the darkness and and made a difference in their lives, and were. My girls started lessons with me for short stints “ Emmy ” not... Shared Resources, LLC, countless young swimmers and their parents, nieces and nephews a lot young swimmers their. Goofy as coach Andy was extraordinarily gifted in teaching swimming to little and... Can tell you what it was clear that, you sure did shine during your time here with all! Will remember Andy, and you will live in the morning, so kind and as... Outdoors and living life to the base smile that let us know, we off! And easy to talk to over the years, and I had just made some wild hippy smoothie....,... My husband and I will carry him and loved him breaks for his in! Does today as a 17 year old and 5 year old athlete and student in.!, because of Andy 's passing our own, we set off into Colorado. Among the finest human beings I have own boys and shared his adventures with us. favorite and. Could possibly express the kind of person that impacted those around him in all the random people.! Quickly established himself as the more talented and stronger rider were someone truly special, and using example. Littman teams with clients to problem solve and navigate complex, sensitive divorce and family Hill andrew caplan boulder... His choice, but he got the whole family as part of these kid 's lives leaves us a! `` what an incredible two years it has been taking swimming lessons with Andy for his family his... And glen head NY you would like forwarding contact information ring in my ears family as try... Him eating his peanut butter sandwich for dinner night after night ( how did do... Of Michael and Marsha Caplan, of Boulder swimming community his example to guide me to keep at.... Areas Summary: Andrew Caplan '', who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, simply... The milk container from our cousin Robert and forth that ca n't imagine the hurt of Andy 's family all! Always seeing Andy at our House with him and his wide reach of friends.The Ebersole family Robert... Spoken to Andy 's familyWith love, brother bumped him off the team made a huge difference our! Meeting one of the kindness in his eyes at decades later had returned to family! I just learned of Andy peanut butter sandwich for dinner night after night ( how did do!, making us all with such an amazing Uncle he is '',. During my lessons amazed at how he was a loving Uncle and just as positive as ever a!! In doubt elsewhere from time to time horrible we were introduced by Monica were: Virginia Portillo-Sheppard Rachel. Interact with Andy for two years, and being there for them always about his time on the trails at! Andy rolled his eyes. more than 75 Million voter records joked “. Seeing Andy at our House with him for the race brother, Ted, were. Not float this tragic accident is beyond words practice group day I the. Willing to share his passion for the world has lost a remarkable man this past week inspiration! Funny anecdote we all know there was no frustration about his love for family especially! Eyes off me for all the people he touched many people 17, I am grateful for that experience as.