Ginger Newsome was born Oct. 26, 1957, in Evanston to Dester J. Cooper and Erma (Birch) Cooper. She was an only child. The family moved from Evanston in August of 1959 and lived in various places around the country.
In 1971, when her parents divorced, Ginger and her mother moved back to Evanston, where she finished high school and graduated in 1975 as an Evanston Red Devil.
On April 29, 1985, she married the love of her life, David E. Newsome.
They raised two children: Heather Newsome (Matt Edwards) and Damon Newsome (Tawni Pace). Ginger had a great passion for reading, a love and respect for all animals, dance, camping, boating, gardening and a gift for astrology. In lieu of flowers, please give to the Uinta County chapter of the American Cancer Society.