Lisa Foster, hiking book author, injured in avalanche, friend David Laurienti's body found
|Courtesy of Renaissance Mountaineering|
In a statement provided to the Camera, members of Laurienti's loved ones shared their grief about losing a man described as an "avid outdoorsman, family man and consummate friend" who leaves behind a wife and two kids, ages seven and thirteen.
Because of adverse weather conditions, recovery of Laurienti's remains is expected to take place today. However, his body is said to have been moved to a location that's protected and safe.
Look below to see more photos of Foster, courtesy of Renaissance Mountaineering, as well as a 9News report about the incident as posted by the Coloradoan. In the meantime, our condolences to those who loved and will dearly miss Laurienti.
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