Dale T. Fabricius, 60, a resident of Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club in Aurora was fatally injured September 24, 2019 when he was struck by a 2014 Dodge truck driven by his brother Lee Fabricius. The incident occurred around 10 p.m. in the 22600 block of Heritage Parkway when the truck crossed onto the sidewalk and struck Dale.
Lee Fabricius, 50, was taken to the hospital and is suspected of DUI, Aurora police said. Bail was posted later in the week.
Funeral Services for Fabricius are being held this week on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at 10 a.m. at. Horan & McConaty, 11150 E. Dartmouth Ave., Aurora, CO. with a reception to follow. Interment will be held after the reception at Sunset Memorial Gardens, at 3400 W. 28th Ave., Greeley, CO.
Dale T. Fabricius was a pilot with FedEx for 25 years, traveling to many foreign countries including Dubai and Paris. He was an avid gardener and delivered home grown zucchini to his neighbor’s homes. During the holidays in 2016 he fell from his rooftop while decorating his home with Christmas lights. He suffered severe injuries in the fall but was able to persevere, exercise, and recover completely from the accident and continue his long-standing flight career. He was expecting a promotion in the near future.
He is survived by his loving wife, Gail, son, Jacob, father, Thomas, sisters Dianne (Jack) Luberda, and. Janet (Terry Tucker) Hoieier, brother Lee Fabricius, and nieces, Hailee Fabricius, and Lauren (Nate) Hood and their son Eli. He was proceeded in death by his mother Darlene.
Dale has many close neighbors and friends and pilots who mourn his passing.
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