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Jacqueline Day

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Jacqueline Day Obituary
Jacqueline E. Cannon Day, 76, formerly of Houston, died Monday, July 28, 2014, in Hico, after spending the last year valiantly and with dignity fighting ALS. Memorial service: 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Park City Community Church, Park City, Utah. Arrangements are under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home. Memorials: The family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the University of Utah - ALS Clinic, Health Sciences Development, 540 Arapeen Drive, Suite 120, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108. Please note: "In Memory of Jacqueline Day for ALS Clinic." If you choose to do so by credit card, you can call 801-581-4401. Jacqueline was born on Jan. 25, 1938, in Houston to the late Claude Frank Jr. and Bettie Gassiot Cannon. She married Ben Thomas Day on June 2, 1961, in Houston. He preceded her in death in May, 1978. Jacqueline was a member of Park City Community Church in Park City, Utah. She grew up in the Houston area, spent many years in the Park City area, and had lived in Hico for the last six months. Jacqueline had a master's in education and was retired from 30-plus years as a principal and teacher. She loved to read, ski, picnic, travel, and play tour guide for many, especially while working at the Park City Visitor Center. Jacqueline was well known for her gentle spirit and sweet smile. Her family was everything to her. In addition to her parents and husband, Jacqueline was preceded in death by her stepdaughter, Donna Lange, and stepson, Tommy Day. Survivors: Jacqueline is survived by her daughter, Lisa Day and her significant other, Robert Byers; son, Kurt Day and fiancee, Megan Webb; sisters, Claudia Baker and husband, John, Shirley Rogers and husband, Russell; brother, Bubba Cannon; stepdaughter, Debbie Alvarado and husband, Roy; numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 3, 2014
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