Elizabeth L. Scanlon
Elizabeth (Liz) Larrie (Reed) Scanlon, born September 14, 1933, passed June 27, 2022. Elizabeth was born in Haines, Oregon to Iva E. (Loftus) Reed and John L. Reed. Liz grew up in various logging camps on Yamsey Mountain, Grand Round Island, Forest Grove Dayton and near Deep Creek, Oregon. She also attended school in Chiloquin, near Ft. Klamath. The family later lived in Prineville where Liz graduated from Crook County High School in 1951.
Liz is survived by two children, Steve Scanlon of Redmond and Jamie Scanlon-Kanski of Everett, Washington. She is also survived by grandchildren, Joshua (Dara) Capehart, Randa (Lance) Bechtel, Travis (Angie) Maze, Andy Kanski, and Tony (Cassie) Kanski. Liz has 14 great-grandchildren. Her siblings all predeceased her: Jim, Ray, Lovetha, Ruth, Irene and Edith.
Liz lived an exciting and rewarding life as an Air Force wife, through Boeing assignments, and other positions held by her husband, James B. Scanlon, who passed away in 1997. She lived in Japan, Malta, Saudia Arabia, Iran, South Korea, California, Oregon and Washington. She volunteered through the years for Soroptimist of Redmond, the church, Humane Society of Redmond, Pet Evacuation Team, St. Vincent de Paul in Redmond and Jericho Table.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Pet Evacuation Team, PO Box 5171, Bend, OR 97708 or Jericho Table, 205 NW 4th, Redmond OR 97756. No service will be held.