Durangoan celebrates 100 years of life

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Durangoan celebrates 100 years of life

Durangoan Harry Jarrell saddles up for his 100th birthday
Harry Jarrell receives a birthday gift – named after him – from Lily Bandy, 7, left; Nancy Bandy, 10, center; Joyce Williams, 5, right; during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center. Lily and Nancy are granddaughters of Pam and Bob Williams. Joyce is the daughter of the Williamses.
Harry Jarrell, who attributes his longevity to an active lifestyle, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
Sheila Casey, right, director of La Plata County Senior Services, presents a plaque signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to Harry Jarrell during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
The family of Harry Jarrell gathers for a photo during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
Harry Jarrell joined the Colorado Mounted Patrol at 70 and is pictured in the early years of his membership. While he’s still a member of the La Plata Mounted Rangers, Jarrell hasn’t ridden a horse since he was 95, when he was grand marshal of the Durango Fiesta Days Parade.

Durangoan celebrates 100 years of life

Harry Jarrell receives a birthday gift – named after him – from Lily Bandy, 7, left; Nancy Bandy, 10, center; Joyce Williams, 5, right; during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center. Lily and Nancy are granddaughters of Pam and Bob Williams. Joyce is the daughter of the Williamses.
Harry Jarrell, who attributes his longevity to an active lifestyle, celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
Sheila Casey, right, director of La Plata County Senior Services, presents a plaque signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to Harry Jarrell during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
The family of Harry Jarrell gathers for a photo during his 100th birthday celebration Saturday at the Durango-La Plata Senior Center.
Harry Jarrell joined the Colorado Mounted Patrol at 70 and is pictured in the early years of his membership. While he’s still a member of the La Plata Mounted Rangers, Jarrell hasn’t ridden a horse since he was 95, when he was grand marshal of the Durango Fiesta Days Parade.
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