James 'Jim' Proctor, 75, of Westcliffe, Colo., passed away peacefully at home after a brief illness on February 10, 2007. He was born August 15, 1931, in Oklahoma City, Okla. He is survived by his wife, Peggy McIntosh; son, Ralph Ambrose of California, daughter, Ibby Ambrose of Indiana, brother, Charles Proctor and his wife, Alice of rural Westcliffe, 4 grandchildren, 9 nieces and 6 nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. He moved to Westcliffe in 1990 after retiring from Burroughs Corporation. He designed and built the family home and he loved woodworking: making furniture, home furnishings and toys. Jim was active in many community organizations including, most recently, the West Custer Library Friends, and the Experimental Aircraft Association. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the West Custer Library Friends, P.O. Box 1524, Westcliffe, CO 81252 or the Experimental Aircraft Association, P.O. Box 446, Westcliffe, CO 81252. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Peggy I think we met at Walgreens late one night. I asked your husbands name and have thought of both of you every night since. If I can help in any way please let me know. Terry Walgreens Hwy 50

  2. Peggy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please contact us if there is anything that we can do for you.

    Roger and Marci Gress

  3. Peggy and family,
    We are sorry for your loss. Even in this small community where we know most of the people, one never knows of the trials of every day living our friends and neighbors face. Do know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    The Rorick family
    Chuck, Sherry and Steven

  4. Oh, Peggy, we are all going to miss Jim so much. He was so much a part of the Friends, it won’t be the same without him. Love, Elizabeth

  5. Sorry to hear of your loss. Jim was a great guy, I always enjoyed visiting with him. You are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do, let me know-

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