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Kaye Elaine Gardner

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 18 Nov 2012 (aged 67)
Burial Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
Plot 21-S64-3
Memorial ID 101023377 · View Source
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Kaye Elaine Gardner, 67, died of natural causes at her home on Sunday, November 18, 2012. She was born in Baton Rouge, LA, while her father was serving in the Army Corp of Engineers. Kaye was a 1963 graduate of Roswell High and earned a degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona.

In early adulthood, Kaye was an outgoing free spirit bringing out the best in others. Kaye lived on both the east and west coast of the US and spent eight years in Paris, France.

Kaye returned to live in Roswell in 1988 and was a companion to her mother, Geneva Bruin Gardner, who preceded her in death in the spring of this year. Her father, Thomas Louis Gardner, Jr., passed away in 1964.

She is survived by her three sisters, Mary Gardner, Nancy Gardner, Sally Gardner Giannini and her husband Bob; nephew, Ryan Gardner Smith and his wife Katrina Tomas and their two children; her niece, Jocelyn Price Smith and her husband Peter Greydanus and their soon to be daughter; Uncle James L. Bruin; and cousins, Jay and Barbara Bruin.

Published November 20, 2012 by Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory.

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  • Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101023377
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kaye Elaine Gardner (19 Jan 1945–18 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101023377, citing South Park Cemetery, Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum (contributor 47126238) .