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DENVER - A well-known Denver-area charity runner died Tuesday morning in Denver.

Essie Garrett was always ready to run in support of causes close to her heart.

For more than a decade she was a fixture on news reports. She was constantly in motion, raising pledge money for charity.

She ran to raise money for the homeless, HIV research, multiple sclerosis and children's programs.

Garrett was 74.

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