Duffield "Duffy" Britt

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March 7, 1962 ~ August 30, 2021

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Duffield “Duffy” Britt, 59, born March 7, 1962, in Pueblo, Colo. passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 30, 2021. Survived by brother, Doug (Julie) Britt of Aspen; nephew, Dylan Jacketta (Adriana Quintana) of Pueblo West; niece, Brittney Britt (Alana) of Denver; nephew and niece, Jack Britt and Bella Britt of Aspen; niece, Dottie Britt of Henderson, Nev.; nephew, Darby Britt of Henderson, Nev.; aunt, Donna Walters of Hutchinson, Kans.; cousins, Diane Merryman of Hutchinson, Kans., Herb (Wanda) Savage of San Antonio, Texas and Andy Savage of Island, Wash.; and close friend, Jim Chetelat. Preceded in death by parents, Bob and Minta Britt; brother, Dick Britt; and sister, Debbie Britt (Hilsenroth). Duffy was a loyal Bulldog and a fearless competitor. An outstanding three-sport athlete; track, football and basketball. Duffy still holds a longstanding track record at Centennial. In addition to sports, Duffy loved the outdoors, fishing, camping and his days spent with family in San Isabel. Duffy’s trademarks were his smile and his kindness to all. “If it was his, it was yours.” Please join us to share memories of Duffy as he grabs the last chairlift through the clouds toward heaven.  Memorial service, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Giadone’s Tent, 23344 Hwy 50, Pueblo, Colo.  Some people make a difference, Duffy was that difference! In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Centennial High School Athletic Department, 2525 Mountview Drive, Pueblo, CO 81008.  Please RSVP to Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors at 719-542-1552.  Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Very sad to hear the news about Duffy. We had years and years of fun times together with our Class of ’81! So many great memories, and much love.

  2. I met Duffy in 1981 when we were Freshman in Geology at CSU. We both loved muscle cars, pick up trucks, and motorcycles!
    Duffy had this gorgeous, lifted yellow Toyota pick up, with a soft black topper. He was ahead of his time!
    Along with another buddy we rented an apartment sophomore year, and a lifelong friendship were born. We both had dirt bikes, enjoyed working out, and working on our trucks.
    I had the pleasure of meeting Duffy’s family, who he talked about constantly. His love for family was boundless.
    I was fortunate to spend some holidays with them at their Pueblo home and cabin. Also got to meet Dick and Doug in Aspen, and it was immediately clear why Duffy idolized his big brothers.
    My heart is broken, and that void will never be filled.
    Duff, Iwill miss our dinners and catch up phone calls.
    Rest in peace buddy.

  3. Duffy lived life large! Just thinking of him makes me smile. I have so many great memories of Duffy starting with kindergarten at Morton – recess in the “kindergarten cage.” Big weekend entertainment in middle school was “walking around,” and high school Duffy in his white Celica. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. RIP Duffy!

  4. Duf was a dear friend, saw him a few years back at Rafe’s funeral, he looked good, I will miss him. Too many memories to mention. Peace

  5. Duffy was the one of the Best Swimmers and Divers I had the pleasure of
    Swimming and Diving with. We were on the same Swim and Dive Team (PCC) for most of our Childhood. His infectious SMILE comes to my mind when I think of ” Duf ” R.I.P Duffy

  6. Duffy it’s been a good five year’s renting from you, you were the best land lord I ever had and now it has come to a end you will be missed my friend love you R.I.P.

  7. – [ ] Duffy was a character, always up to something. He was so friendly and always willing to help a friend. He was a huge supporter of the local teams, loved the Bulldogs, Buffs and Broncos. We especially appreciated the kindness and love he gave to our sister. We hope the two of them are fly fishing in heaven.
    Rest In Peace, Teresa and Missy Warfield

  8. Duffy was a friendly charming person, he could strike up a conversation with any stranger and usually make them laugh within a minute. He was definitely a colorful character , glad to know him and will cherish the friendship he gave my dad for many years. Prayers to the rest of the family , you will be remembered Duff

  9. My best memories of Duffy were from Freed middle school. May God wrap you in his loving merciful arms. Rest in peace. Prayers for his family.

  10. Duffy was a kind soul, always willing to help any one that needed help.
    Always spoke of his family in the highest regards.
    I send prayers and Gods blessings to his family at this time.
    R I P my sweet friend
    and know this you will be truly missed.

  11. Duffy was one of the kindest guys I had ever met. I have not seen him since HS.
    He welcomed me to Pueblo as I relocated from Denver and was a true friend.

    R.I.P Duffy

  12. What can I say about Duffy? No one was a stranger to Duffy. He made everyone feel as if he’s known you your whole life. He had the greatest smile and laugh. If you were hurt he’d bring you first aid stuff and make sure you had something to eat. He was the nice’s person you will ever have met and I don’t believe he had one mean bone in his body. You will be missed.

  13. Duffy was always larger than life to me. He excelled in all that he did. It is hard know that he is no longer with us. Rest in peace Duffy. You will be missed.

  14. My sincere condolences to the Britt family. I’ve known Duffy since kindergarten and we attended Morton, Freed and Centennial together. During that time he was a constant friend in my life and a great teammate. I have many wonderful memories of Duffy that I will always cherish. Rest in peace my friend.

  15. Doug & Dylan,

    The closeness of our families makes this loss especially difficult. I will never forget Duffy. May God give him eternal rest and your family the strength to bear this great pain.

  16. I went to school with Duffy, he was 2 grades older and I remember the house he grew up in. I remember getting in trouble my freshman year for leaving my cousin’s wedding when Duffy, Paul Consonero and my friend Emily came to pick me up to go hang out. I was 15 and not allowed to date, so of course when I got home I was grounded for a month and could not get my permit! Not a smart move, but those were the fun days!!
    My condolences to the Britt family. Rest in peace my friend Duffy!

  17. Back in my early years of coaching as an assistant football coach I had the pleasure to be around this young man. Fearless comes to mind plus a burning desire to be the best.
    RIP, my good man.
    Coach Tom Brockman

  18. The first time I met Duffy he was 12 years old. He had a trampoline under a basketball hoop and was doing flips and and crazy dunks! I thought “what a cool kid”. That was the beginning of our life long friendship

  19. Duffy’s smile would light up a room, his kindness will always be remembered. Sending Prayers of comfort and peace to his family. 🕊🙏🏼🕊

  20. I remember being in school with Duffy starting in Kindergarten at Morton. He was always smiling and was kind to everyone. My sincere condolences to the family.

    • Morton, that was a life time ago. Still remember the play ground and the little white store, on the corner.
      Thank you, God bless Duffy

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