Jeffrey Loren Ross passed away on June 5, 2012, in Pagosa Springs, Colo., at the age of 52. He was born on July 15, 1959, in Blue Island, Ill., to Bill and Beverly Ross.
He was raised in Yorba Linda, Calif., where he also graduated from high school. Jeff owned his own landscaping business in Yorba Linda, Calif., prior to moving to Pagosa Springs in 1994. He began Ross Enterprises in 1996. Jeff had the ability to create beautiful landscapes as only he could envision. The business then expanded to include residential and commercial maintenance. Among Jeff’s many friends were his peers in the landscaping business and his clients.
Jeff was an avid outdoorsman, which included hiking, biking, running and fishing. Jeff and his family spent 14 winters in mainland Mexico surfing with his friends and his son. This was his special love and passion.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Karen, his son, Gavin, age 14, and daughter Sarah, age 11. Jeff was preceded in death by his father Bill Ross. Jeff is also survived by his mother Beverly Ross, his five siblings, Becky Iacobucci, Mary Fry, Mike Ross, Steve Ross and Cindy Nobles, and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held at Pope John Paul II Catholic Church, June 9, 2012. Burial was held at Hilltop Cemetery.
In memory of Jeff Ross, donations can be made to the Surfrider Foundation, P.O. Box 6010, San Clemente, CA 92678.