Sylvia Doris Montero, 59, died October 23, 2003, in Juneau.
She was born July 31, 1944, in Juneau and spent a lifetime working and traveling throughout Alaska. She held a variety of positions in numerous professions in the fields of health, EMS, and public safety and volunteered her time to many organizations. After she was diagnosed with cancer, she devoted herself to being an advocate, patient educator and role model for Alaska Natives and Native Americans living with cancer.
She is survived by her son, Ken Montero (Vicky Campo) of Ketchikan; daughter, Karen (Dave) Lane; sisters, Nieves Miljure of Anchorage and Linda (Clint) McLaughlin of Anchorage, brothers, George Montero Sr. of Seattle, Michael (Darlene) See of Hoonah, Donald (Lee Ann) See of Juneau, and Louis Donald Hartman See of Haines; grandchildren, Christeen, Craig, Kassi and Karri of Ketchikan and Kori of Juneau.
A viewing will be held from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Alaska Memorial Park. A recitation of the rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Cathedral of the Nativity. The funeral and mass will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Cathedral of the Nativity.