deDisse, Suzie

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Suzie deDisse


Co-founder of the Evergreen Animal Protective League in 1981; Evergreen's Person of the Year in 1985.


Great grandparents Julius and Mary deDisse (of France and NY, respectively) homesteaded the 420-acre deDisse Ranch in the 1860s, which was acquired by condemnation for $20,000 by the City of Denver in 1919 to create Evergreen Lake and deDisse Park as part of the Denver Mountain Parks system in the 1920s.



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