Marice Maples


Marice Maples passed away March 29 at her home in Pagosa Springs. Marice was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Joseph Wesley Maples and Alice Rogers Maples. She graduated from high school in Albany, Calif., and attended Texas Women’s University. Alice owned and operated the Lodge at Platoro, in Platoro, Colo., in the heart of the South San Juans. She moved to Pagosa Springs with her son in 2010. Marice loved the San Juan mountains and enjoyed the scenic vistas around Pagosa Springs. She enjoyed attending bluegrass festivals and especially loved the Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas.

Marice is survived by her son, Daniel Lindsey, daughter Cynthia Paul, three grandchildren and many friends. She died from living and she lived until she died. She will be missed deeply by those who loved her.