Carolyn Rae Burleigh


Carolyn Raye Burleigh, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away May 20, surrounded by family.

Carolyn was born Sept. 9, 1948, to Leonard and Beulah Burleigh. She was the youngest of five daughters. She married Donald H. Fisher and had four children, Donald, Stephanie, Mark and Christy. They later divorced. Carolyn worked for many years at Uinta County School District in the cafeteria. Later she worked at the Wyoming State Hospital.

Carolyn enjoyed playing softball, coaching softball and being a soccer coach. She enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping when her children were younger.

Carolyn’s family was the most important thing in her life. She spent as much time as she could with her sisters. Carolyn’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the most important people in her life. She enjoyed every minute she could with them.

She is survived by her sister, Pat Wilson; children, Donald Fisher, Stephanie (Brett) Shahan and Christy Fisher; grandchildren, Kayce, Nick, Justin, Marquee, Ryen, Taylor, Haylee and Marcus; great-grandchildren, Jaxen, Victor, Ezekiel and Harper; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her mother; father; sisters, Jackie Lyon, Marlene Kaas and Ann Bumgardner; her son, Mark O’Dell Fisher; and great-granddaughter, Gracie Ann Kenworthy.

A funeral service will be held In Carolyn’s honor at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, at the LDS Chapet at 200 Sage St., in Evanston.

A visitation will be held there one hour prior to services on Tuesday from 10-11 a.m.

Arrangements made under the direction of Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston. 

Online condolences can be left at www.crandallfuneralhome.com.

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