Koskell “Gus” Saxton

Koskell “Gus” Saxton, age 40, passed away on Jan. 30, in Evanston.

She was born on Dec. 24, 1978, in Evanston, to Ken Dee and Colleen Marie (Cook) Bruce.

She graduated from Evanston High School.

On March 13, 1999, she married Clinton Robert Saxton in Evanston.

Gus loved traveling, going to the beach, camping, gardening, crafts, home decorating, shopping, collecting snowmen and shoes, reading, watching movies and going to Bear Lake with her daughters or spending any time with family. She was a preschool teacher at LUCDA in Evanston, and she passionately loved her students.

She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Clint, and two daughters, Kelly and KateLynn, all of Evanston; her parents, Ken and Colleen Bruce of Evanston; and brothers, Buckley (Kristal) Bruce of Pinedale and Cody (Chelsey) Bruce of Randolph, Utah; sisters, Audra (Bruce) Rhodes of Heber City, Utah; Becky (Birney) Davis of Evanston; and Dee Ann (Bruce) Young of Williston, North Dakota. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Selena Cook, and paternal grandparents, Wright (Lenore) Bruce.

Funeral service will be on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. in the Evanston LDS Elm Street church. Viewing will be at Crandall Funeral Home on Monday, Feb. 4, from 6-8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in the Evanston City Cemetery.

Online condolences may be given at crandallfhevanston.com.


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