Vail legend, race driver and auto industry giant Bill Smith dies at 89

26th August, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Bill Smith loved to go fast, but took his time getting to heaven.The Vail icon was a founding member of The Game Creek Club, Camp Robbers, successfully drove race cars, became the nation’s youngest Ford dealer, and had fun at the speed of life. He was 89.It was always time goTo be Bill Smith’s friend – and he had thousands – was to get a phone call before the sun was up on a powder day.“With his enduring passion for life he set a great example of how to never grow old,” said Vail’s Karl Hochtl. “Bill was …

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