Rebecca Ann "Becky" Baker-Wright
1977 - 2020
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Rebecca Ann "Becky" Baker-Wright was born October 7, 1977 to Tim Baker and Leslie Melcher. She was joined in life a year and a half later by a little sister, Katie Lynn. The girls became instantly inseparable. Becky took her first steps on a farm South West of Durango and later moved to a ranch in Blanco Basin. Growing up around Ag was special to Bec, she loved being horseback moving cattle and showing lambs in 4-H. After graduating from Durango High School in 1996, she accepted a scholarship to attend Clarendon Community College in Clarendon, TX where she became part of the livestock judging team. She graduated with an Associate's Degree and transferred to Texas Tech in Lubbock. Husband at the time, Tommy Thompson and Bec welcomed Colton Ray in 2000. By 2001, she had returned home to Durango with Colton. Later, Becky married Travis Wright. They welcomed two beautiful daughters, Sophia 2003 and Mia 2005. She loved her kids and lived for them every day. Becky later went on to earn her Bachelor's Degree from Colorado Mesa University. She was living in Fairplay Colorado and working in Breckenridge at Gravity Haus as a manager and server, she was also perusing her dream as a journalist in her spare time. She was reunited with her sister Katie and Grandparents in Heaven May 2020. Becky is survived by her three beautiful children, her mother, Leslie, and father, Tim, sisters Jana Baker and Kelly McCoy, brother Tee Baker, 5 nephews, and 1 niece. Ride Free Bec~ We Love You Big!

Services: Lion's Club in Bayfield

10:00 a.m. Saturday June 13, 2020

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Published in Pine River Times on Jun. 8, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JUN
13
Service
10:00 AM
Lion's Club in Bayfield
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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June 15, 2020
What wonderful memories we have watching our little girls play together back in the day! Our hearts are going out to you, Les and Tim and all her family. We are praying for you
Mary (Lemon) Fassbender, Summer, Candi and Faith
Mary Fassbender
Friend
June 11, 2020
Becky was such an influential person during my time at CMU. She took on the role of a second mother during my first year away from my family. Not only was she a wonderful support system but she also encouraged me to pursue my interest in journalism. Becky taught me to ask the hard questions, follow my gut and write with passion. Her loss has touched a number of her former coworkers at The Criterion Newspaper (in addition to the outpouring of support from her family, friends and community). She was so tough she seemed invincible but she also had the softest, kindest heart. Will be keeping her loved ones in my thoughts and will think of Becky often.
Maddie Parise
Friend
June 11, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Shauna Walcott
Friend
June 10, 2020
There were 3 Beckys in Durango in the class of 96. Im so sad to read about Becky Bakers passing. She was a gem, kind to all, always smiling. May she Rest In Peace and shine those smiles down on her family from above.
Rebecca Griego
June 8, 2020
I am so sad that the world lost such a wonderful kind, caring, amazing person! Becky was a ray of sunshine, and a true and genuine friend! She will be greatly missed. I am praying for her children, and family, and am so very sorry for their loss!
Niki Wineholt
Friend
June 8, 2020
Many fond memories , she was always thoughtful and caring. Peace to you all.
Sally Elliott
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