Juneau resident Heather Lee Eversmeyer died July 14, 2007, in Wenatchee, Wash., after a nine-month battle with cancer. She was 47.
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She was born March 14, 1960, in Bryan, Texas. She moved to Juneau with her family in 1967. In 1971, she and her family moved to the Seldovia area, where she graduated from Seldovia High School in 1978.
She married in 1983 and graduated in 1985 from Murray State University with highest honors. She returned to Juneau, where she worked in the Alaska Health Department before she worked in the family-owned business of C&C Custodial Inc.
She divorced in 2002. The same year, she earned her Master of Arts in teaching from the University of Alaska Southeast and then her certificate for special education. She taught at the Juneau Christian School and Auke Bay Elementary School.
She is survived by her son, Jesse Eversmeyer, and daughter, Kayce Eversmeyer, both of Juneau; parents, Evan and Marjorie Haynes of Haines; two sisters, Christine Turner, of Haines, and Karen Day of Williamsburg, Ky.; and two brothers, Philip Haynes, of Monument, Colo., and Nathan Haynes of Salt Lake City.
Condolences can be sent to her parents at P.O. Box 313, Haines AK. She wanted any donations sent to Central Washington Hospital, 1201 South Miller, Wenatchee, WA 98801.
Her ashes will be interred in Haines.