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One missing person from Marshall fire identified

One person remains missing.
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Man missing in unincorporated Boulder County identified as Robert Sharpe.

Yesterday the Boulder County Sheriff's Office announced it found partial human remains in the Marshall area. Today the Boulder County Coroner identified the remains to belong to 69-year-old Robert Sharpe.

Sharpe was one of two people missing after the Marshall fire destroyed or badly damaged 1,000 homes in the Lousiville and Superior areas. 

His remains were found in the 5900 block of Marshall Road where investigators searched for several days by hand and with small tools to discover what happened to him. 

Sharpe, according to his family, was a long-time resident of Boulder and was active within the community. He is survived by three brothers, one sister and many nieces and nephews. 

Sharpe worked in the construction industry for many years, according to his family. He also was a naturalist and a champion for children's rights. 

The investigation for a woman from Superior who is believed to be 91-year-old Nadine Turnbull is still ongoing. Her family reports that her home in Old Town Superior was destroyed by the fire. 

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