Longtime Kenai resident Linda S. Brower-Guffy, 59, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Central Peninsula Hospital, in Soldotna, after a long battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be held later next week at the Allnutt Funeral Home in Greeley, Colo., where she will then be laid to rest at The Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.
Mrs. Brower was born Sept. 7, 1951, to John and Helen Brower. in Greeley. She graduated from Greeley Central High School in 1969 and spent the next 25 years in the financial field. She moved to Alaska in 1980, working at the Alaska State Bank, Key Bank and Wells Fargo. She loved gardening and her garden.
Her husband wrote, "Linda was the love of my life and will be greatly missed by not just family members, but all who knew her. She was a fighter and battled cancer till the very end."
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John Jr.; and her sister, Coleen Galvin.
She is survived by her husband, Clark Guffy, of Kenai; son, John Guffy, of Kenai, and daughter, Kim Guffy; step-son, Jarett Guffy and step-daughter, Kris Weaver; sisters, Diane Rehmer, of Greeley, Sharon Jolly, of Oregon and Betty Lloyd of Greeley, and numerous grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Linda to the American Cancer Society, 3851 Piper Street Ste. U240 Anchorage, Alaska 99508.
Arrangements made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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