Lawrence Leighton Smith led the festival for 17 years.
He stepped down judt before the 2011 festival, when diagnosed with Binswanger's Disease, a form of dementia.
Leighton Smith also led the Oregon Symphony in Portland from 1973 to 1980. He was the Music Director of the Colorado Springs Symphony in the early 2000's.
Smtih was 77 and died at his home in Colorado Springs.
He had suffered a heart attack earlier this month and had been in hospice care.
King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)
Jones Road closed between Butler Market Road and Bennington Lane. (8/18)
Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)
Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)
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