Former Juneau resident Laura Reynolds, 47, of Kettle Falls, Wash., died Aug. 21, 2005, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Wash.
She was born to Robert and Lorraine Reynolds on June 27, 1958, in Juneau, where she lived for 28 years before moving to Washington. After high school, she married Steve Knickerbocker, and they had two daughters, Tiffany and Sebrina. She later married Leonard Stonecipher, and they had a son, Jared.
She sponsored her local baseball team and was a supporter of school activities. She was a third-generation Alaskan who enjoyed the outdoors. She was an adventurer and made many expeditions up the Taku River. She enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. She prepared delicious meals no matter how large the crowd. Her friends and family said that she "had a great sense of humor, a beautiful smile and a ready laugh."
She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.
She is survived by her children, Tiffany Gubody and her husband Randy, Sebrina, and Jared; her grandson, Johnathan; her mother, Lorraine Reynolds of Juneau; her brother, Rick Reynolds; her nieces, Ericka, Raquelle, and Whitney Reynolds of Soldotna; and her life partner, Don Walker of Washington.
A celebration of her life is being planned for November in Juneau.