Juneau resident Sylvia Doris Montero, 59, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Juneau.
She was born July 31, 1944, in Juneau. Raised in Juneau, she spent her life 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 and daughter-in-law, Ken Montero and Vicky Campo of Ketchikan; daughter Karen (Dave) Lane of Juneau; grandchildren, Christeen, Craig, Kassi and Karri of Ketchikan, and Kori of Juneau; sisters, Nieves Miljure and Linda (Clint) McLaughlin, both of Anchorage; and brothers, George (Sharon) Montero Sr. of Seattle, Michael (Darlene) See of Hoonah, Donald (Lee Ann) See of Juneau and Louis Donald Hartman See of Haines.
A funeral and mass will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Cathedral of the Nativity.