- We are heartbroken to announce that Emily Reedy was taken
from us following a tragic car accident on January 15, 2017.
at the Salem Hospital, she was raised in the Stayton/Lyons
area. She attended Mari-Linn Elementary, Sublimity School and
graduated from Stayton High School. With her enthusiasm and
silliness, she made friends wherever she went. While at
Stayton High, she discovered her love of cheerleading
(flying), drama, and art.
Emily started at Oregon State University last fall as a
graphics design major. She was excited about being in Sigma
Kappa, and she loved getting to know all of her new sisters.
was the most vibrant, bubbly, and full of life girl, who
spread joy and happiness to everyone around her. She loved her
friends, family, and Lord with all of her heart. She enjoyed
writing, creating art, being goofy with her older brother
Ryan, and singing Disney songs at the top of her lungs. She
spoke fluent movie quotes, song lyrics, and puns.
Her confidence and smile was contagious to all those
around her. She had a heart of gold.
is survived by her parents, Marc & Lisa; her brother,
Ryan; her grandparents, Ron & Judy LaLonde, and Jerry
& Kristy Reedy; and great grandmas, Virginia Merriman and
Nikki LaLonde; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and
public viewing will be held at Foothills Church, 975 Fern
Ridge Road, Stayton on Thursday, January 19th from 5 pm to
celebration of her sparkly life will be held on Saturday,
January 21st at 2 pm, also at Foothills Church. The family
asks that all in attendance dress in pink, sparkles, OSU
Beaver gear, or any bright color in memory of our spirited
girl. In lieu of
flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Emily
Reedy Memorial Scholarship fund online, or at US Bank on or after January
20. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.