The mission of Double Angel Foundation is three-fold –all in the name of Dillon and Logan Dixey, two young Parker boys who lived and breathed the game of baseball before tragically drowning in 2000 while swimming at the rear of a houseboat on Lake Powell. First, is the intention to develop special needs programs and scholarship opportunities so that baseball can be accessible to all children. Second, is the goal of improving public awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Third, is the construction and maintenance of a baseball complex in Parker, Colorado, so that youth can enjoy the game, share team spirit and experience the sense of accomplishment.
The construction of the baseball complex was completed in 2006. While it continues to be owned by the Double Angel Foundation, the Double Angel Ballpark...
Since Dillon and Logan Dixey died while swimming off a houseboat in 2000, the Double Angel Foundation has made it a point to educate people...
The Double Angel Foundation’s goal is to award up to $7,000 annually in sports scholarships to area youth ages 5 to 18. This scholarship can...
A decade after tragic car crash, Ponderosa’s “Behn Family Field” is a lesson in legacy, healing and communityPARKER — When the Ponderosa community lost two student-athletes and their parents to a tragic car crash a decade ago, the school saw potential for a memorial — and hope for healing — in a weedy, switchgrass-laden drainage ditch. On that plot of rugged land, adjacent to the varsity baseball.
PARKER — Upon entering Double Angel Ballpark, visitors are greeted by a poignant bronze sculpture of two boys playing baseball. The art, and the entire facility, stand as a memorial for two young ballplayers, Dillon and Logan Dixey, who drowned following exposure to carbon monoxide in 2000. In the nearly.
Following the tragic deaths of two of their sons, Ken and Bambi Dixey started the Double Angel Foundation to make a positive impact on the youth of today and tomorrow. Their goal was to create baseball-playing opportunities for children and to raise awareness about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning on houseboats.
With amazing support and help from the community, the Foundation completed construction of a baseball complex in Parker, CO. The Foundation and its Board of Directors also developed special needs programs and scholarship opportunities so that baseball can be accessible to all children. Additionally, they have raised public awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.