Former Juneau resident Melinda "Mindi" Pusich McCarron died June 3, 2007, at her home in Anchorage. She was 53.
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She was born April 11, 1954, in Juneau, to Shirley and Mickey Pusich. She spent her life in Alaska, attending schools in Juneau and graduating from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1972. Following her graduation, she moved to Anchorage, where she met and married Terry McCarron in August 1982.
According to her family, one of her favorite activities was family camping trips with her husband and daughter. Above all, her greatest love and joy was the time she was able to spend with her daughter, Tara, and grandson, Aiden.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband; daughter; grandson; sisters Judy Hagmeier and her husband, John, of Anchorage; twin sister Miki Cole of Douglas; sisters, Pattie Dietz and her husband Paul, of Hillsboro, Ore., and Jo Ann Silas and her husband John, of Auburn, Wash.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Juneau. A reception will follow at the Island Pub in Douglas.