Lucinda (Cindy) Sue Palmer passed away on July 22 from cancer. She was 62. She was surrounded by family and passed peacefully.
Cindy was born on April 5, 1952 in Huntsville, Ala.
Cindy married the love of her life, Rich, 43 years ago and they had two children, Jenny and Jake.
Rich and Cindy moved to Keizer in 1978 and quickly joined Keizer Clear Lake Methodist Church. Cindy was very active in the church, teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.
Cindy worked for Marion County and Salem-Keizer School District for 25 years. She enjoyed teaching and working with special needs and medically fragile students. She retired in 2013.
In her spare time, Cindy loved to work in her flower garden. She enjoyed time on the Oregon coast looking for lighthouses. Cindy is survived by husband Rich, daughter Jenny (Paul Sawyer), son Jake (Anaiah); three brothers, Eric Noble (Pam), Craig Noble (Ronda), Ron Noble (Malissa), granddaughters Juliette and Scarlett Sawyer and sister-in-law Lynn Palmer.
The service was at Clear Lake Methodist Church on July 28.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Salem Friends of Felines, 980 Commercial Street, Salem, Ore.