Elinor Marie Miller (1930 - 2015)

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Elinor Marie Miller of Juneau died peacefully Sunday, June 28, at the Juneau Pioneers' Home in the loving care of family and staff.

Elinor was born Sept. 21, 1930, to Cecil and Esther Cox of Albany, Oregon. She followed her father's footsteps into education and taught in Nevada, California and Alaska. Elinor moved to Alaska in 1958 to teach at Anchorage High School, driving up the Alcan Highway with a friend. She soon met her husband, Norman Miller, and the two were married within the year. Elinor lived in Anchorage for 50 years before moving to Juneau in 2008 to be closer to her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; her daughter, Karen; her father, Cecil; her mother, Esther; her sisters, Joan and Margaret; and brother, Ronald.

Elinor is survived by her son, Dirk (and wife Jeanne); daughter, Cecilia; grandchildren, Alex, Sherrod and Malia, all of Juneau, and Nick of Seattle; and son-in-law, Rich Godfrey of Wakarusa Kansas,

The family would like to thank the Juneau Pioneers' Home staff for their excellent care of Elinor these past years.

A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. August 21 at the Juneau Pioneers' Home. Celebration of life will be at 6 p.m. at the John Caouette Cabin on Twin Lakes.
Published in The Juneau Empire from July 8 to Aug. 7, 2015