Obituary-Jon Saxton Putnam


obit-putnam(aka Jon Nash-Putnam)

Sept. 13, 1944-June 14, 2013

Jon Saxton Putnam,  formerly of Pagosa Springs, passed away on June 14, 2013, in Phoenix, Ariz.

Jon was born in San Francisco, Calif., and was residing in the Phoenix area at the time of his death.  He is survived by his daughter, Keyton Nash-Putnam,  of  Colorado, and  son Honor Nash-Putnam  of New York City — both of whom attended Pagosa Springs High School — and  daughter Jenifer Winifred Putnam  and  her two children, of  California. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jan Putnam, of Boston, Mass., and his parents, Vaughn and Adene Putnam of Goodyear, Ariz.

Jon  had undergone surgery on  the previous  Monday  for a head injury sustained in a fall at his residence. Following surgery, he suffered a  stroke which left him unresponsive. On Friday, life support was removed per his earlier stated request, and he died peacefully.