Obituary: Alycia Colleen Riggs |

Obituary: Alycia Colleen Riggs

Alycia Colleen Riggs, 30, was involved in a fatal car accident near her home in Grand Lake on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Alycia was born on April 10, 1984, in Youngstown, Ohio, and moved to the San Luis Valley at 13 years old, where she enjoyed life, family, friends, law enforcement, and especially being a mother.

Alycia was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, friend and law enforcement officer. She was a loving, caring, generous and fun person who couldn’t contain her smile. She was an avid softball fan, committed to her career, and made a world around her beautiful 3-year-old daughter, Azaylee Kye.

Alycia will be deeply missed by her daughter, Azaylee; her mother Kathy Riggs; siblings Adam and Adrienne Atencio, Anika and Michael Scroggins, Elijah, Isaiah, Ezra, Amelia , Amos & Angelina Riggs; nieces and nephews Arielle, Tytus & Kahlena Atencio, Sawyer Cash and Urban Michael Scroggins, and special girls Christina and Carma; much extended family and more friends than can be counted.

Alycia was preceded in death by her father, Wesley James Riggs, and infant brother Nicholas Riggs.

There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial in Grand County at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Kiva Building at the YMCA and another service at the Rio Grande County Annex building in Del Norte, Colo., at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 8. Everyone is welcome to attend. It will be a time of sharing memories, love, friendship, and family.

A memorial fund for Azaylee Kye is in place at the Del Norte Bank, 705 Grande Ave., Del Norte, CO 81132. Grand county Mortuary and Crematory in charge of arrangements,

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