Debra Jo Gipe|
Debra (Huff) Gipe, 56, resident of Kent lost her battle with Pancreatic Cancer on November 28, 2012. She passed peacefully at Virginia Mason Hospital with her family by her side.
Debra leaves behind her loving husband, Lee, stepdaughter, Julie, her parents, Fred and Shirley Huff and sisters Barbara and Soozi. She will be deeply missed by her grandchildren Tre, Asjon, Aisja and her nieces Karrah and Karsyn, and nephew Skyler.
Debra was born in Barstow CA on July 15th 1956. As a child Debra moved around with her family as her father worked on different projects with Boeing. Finally she settled in Seattle during her High School years.
She was in the banking industry for 30 years, having spent the last 15 years at BECU. She will be remembered by all her co-workers and friends as a caring and compassionate woman that cared about everyone she ever met. She had a smile that could light up any room welcoming you each and every time you saw her.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BECU scholarship fund: BECU Foundation, In honor of Debra Gipe, PO Box 97050, Seattle, WA 98124-9750
The Service will be held at the New Life Church In Renton at 10 o'clock on January 5th.
Published in The Seattle Times from Dec. 17 to Dec. 23, 2012