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“Dr. Dan was such an inspiration to me as a student at then USC. Very few days go by when I don't think of his teaching styles and devices used to...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Christine Roosa - Livermore, CA

“I am lucky to have met Dan and his family, both when the kids were young, and later, when Dr. Dan became a senior professor in the Biology Department...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Michele Martinez - Lake Arrowhead, CA

“At work Dan was the special kind of teacher, researcher, coach and mentor who always thought of his students and colleagues first. He had an intense...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: George Dallam - Colorado Springs, CO

“Dr. Dan was a wonderful person who helped many students succeed. I will always remember his sense of humor, his love for music and his expertise in...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Sofy Shrestha - Pueblo, CO

“Such a caring individual - a quick wit and a quick mind. Dan could always do such impressive calculations in his head! What I will remember the...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Lee Anne Martínez - Pueblo, CO

“Helen, there are simply no words to express my sympathy that goes out to you at this time. Dan was an amazing person whom will be missed dearly. ...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Farrer - Pueblo, CO

“Helen and family,This is such a tragic loss of a truly great man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It was my privilege and...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Ken Nufer

“Dr. Dan genuinely got to know his students and cared for them. His passion for education, biology, and CSU-Pueblo was truly evident. I can still...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Brad Gonzales

“Dr Helen, Dr. Dan was one of my favorite professors who made learning materials fun and cared greatly for his students going above and beyond to...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Kaitlin Brewer

“With deepest sympathies. Dr. Dan was an awesome professor and great mentor. He will be missed. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Simms

“I am overwhelmed and extremely saddened by this news. Dr. Caprioglio provided great inspiration for me at a time when I needed it most. There is no...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Dr. Michael Boswell - Charlotte, NC

“No words can describe a loss like Dr. Cap....a great colleague and a masterful scientist and phenomenal teacher...he had a big heart for everyone and...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Dr. Carolyn Glaubensklee - NV

“Helen - I am deeply sorry for your loss. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Hortensia Soto - Fort Collins, CO

“Dr. Dan, This is a hard one to swallow...there are some people you meet who just think will always be there because of their fire for life and...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Sandie Bandimere

“So sorry for your loss he was a great teammate and a supportive friend! He will be sorely missed by all whose lives he touched ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Steve Brumwell - Palmdale, CA

Daniel Ronald Caprioglio, age 56, passed away June 9, 2017. He is survived by loving family members wife, Helen; daughters, Teresa and Ariel; son, Anthony; father, Carlos Caprioglio; stepmother, Magaly Caprioglio; brother, Roberto Caprioglio and sister-in-law, Yvette Becerra; mother-in-law, Sharon Walker; and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Chris Walker, Kari Walker, Marty Bracken, Pete Walker, Bob Breeding, Tom Walker and Tiffini Feliciano. He is preceded in death by mother, Nydia Caprioglio; and father-in-law, Jack Walker. He was born to Carlos and Nydia in 1961 in Los Angeles, Calif., and he grew up in Chatsworth, Calif. He loved to race sailboats, and completed a sailing trip with his father and brother to Hawaii from the southern coast of California in July 1981. He was employed for 24 years as a professor of biology at CSU-Pueblo (and former University of Southern Colorado). As an instructor, academic advisor and research mentor to numerous students, he was well-loved and -respected and was recognized among his peers as a CSM outstanding faculty member in 1998, as a PHEF College Educator of the Year in 2011 and for excellence in advising in 2016. He also served as Faculty Athletic Representative and as an assistant cross-country coach. He competed as a distance runner in cross-country, track and marathons, on teams for UCSB and UCLA, and eventually participated in events in 24 states. He participated in the 1984 and 1988 U.S. Olympic Marathon trials and on two national teams, including the 1987 World University Games in Zagreb, Yugoslavia. More recently, he enjoyed road-biking in Colorado, New Mexico, Wisconsin and Kansas, fishing at San Isabel, and Scout camping with his son and daughters. He was dearly loved, and he will be dearly missed. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in Hoag Hall at CSU-Pueblo, with a funeral Mass held 10 a.m. Thursday, July 6, at Christ the King Parish, 1708 Horseshoe Drive. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dan Caprioglio Undergraduate Research Scholarship at http://c-fund.us/c9m; Ronald McDonald House, 311 N. Logan Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80909; or Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

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