Dan Higgins

Obituary of Dan Mark Higgins

Dan “Higgy” Mark Higgins, 71, of Tucson, AZ, previously of Idaho Springs, CO, passed away October 26, 2021 at home.


Born March 2, 1950, in Athens, Ohio, he was the son of Brewster Higgins and Dorothy Erwin.


He graduated from Athens High School in 1968. He was an Army veteran serving 1969 to 1971 as a Teletype Operator in Germany. He worked until retirement for Public Services Power Company as a Hydro Electrical Operator. Dan loved his German Shepherds and adventures on his motorcycle.


Dan was preceded in death by his parents and uncle, Joe Higgins of Castro Valley, California.


He is survived by his brother, Bruce L. Higgins of Vicksburg, MS, his aunt, Betty Wills of Athens, Ohio, a niece, Erin, 2 nephews, Joseph and Christopher, and 10 great nieces and nephews. He was also very close to and fond of his dear cousin, Jasyn Love of Idaho.


The family will be holding a graveside burial in Idaho Springs, Colorado some time in the spring. Arrangements will be announced then.


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