GROWING CONCERNS – Sitkans Andrea Fraga and Kaleb Aldred of Middle Island Gardens introduce themselves to an audience of around 100 this afternoon during the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit in Sweetland Hall on the SJ campus. The three-day conference, organized by Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, Sustainable Southeast Partnership, runs through Sunday at several Sitka venues. Some of Saturday's topics include farming in Fairbanks, pest control and cultivating gourmet mushrooms. Vendor tables will be set up on Saturday and Sunday at Harrigan Centennial Hall. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Carolyn Marie Howard

Carolyn Marie Howard

Carolyn Marie Howard, of Frisco, Texas, died on March 25, 2017, at home with family. She was 45.

She was born on October 23, 1971, in Sitka, the daughter of Joelle (Barden) and Ray Clough. She attended Baranof Elementary School, Blatchley Junior High, and Sitka High School.

In 1986, she married Don Howard, and they had two children, Tyler and Jessica.

They lived in Juneau and then Idaho before moving to Frisco, where she worked as a stock supervisor at Banana Republic. 

She dedicated herself to her family. A unique soul, Carolyn was very funny, and enjoyed reading comic books. She enjoyed taking the kids on vacations – she especially liked going to the Grand Canyon.

She will be greatly missed.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Donald A. Howard, of Frisco, Texas,  and her children, Tyler and Jessie; her mom, Joelle Eimers, of Meridian, Idaho; her dad, Ray Clough, Sitka; sisters Colleen Clough of Meridian and Marcia Eimers (Bill) Arnold of Lewiston, Idaho; aunts Claudia Barden of Meridian and Rosemary (Pat) Burnett of Sitka; and uncles David (Jackie) Barden of Cheney, Wash., and Robert (Dolores) Barden of Parma, Idaho.


Cards and contributions can be mailed to: Don Howard, 9400 Wade Blvd., Apt. 1411, Frisco, TX 75035.

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