Rancher Dale Lasater remembered for his devotion to cattle, land

At the Dale Lasater Ranch, there was something to be learned. So, for the past five years Téa Saylor, 15, has visited the place on the eastern plains, home to the grass-fed beef cows that are now a man’s legacy.

Dale Lasater died at his family’s historic Elbert County ranch last weekend. He was doing what he loved: riding a horse, taking in the silence of the vast land around him, when the animal reared up and fell on him. He was 72.

Read the full tribute from the Colorado Springs Gazette here.

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