Fought a courageous 7 ½ year battle with breast cancer. Her battle is over and she is home with her Lord, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Cyndi was the daughter of the late, Bessie & Willis Baker. She was predeceased in death by her parents, her sister, Barbara Baker Presley formerly of Lafayette, TN; a sister-in-law, Barbara Strable Baker formerly of Roseville, PA. She is survived by her nephew, David Presley Jr., Clarksville, TN; brother-in-law, David Presley Sr., Lafayette, TN; brother, Donald (Sharon) Baker, Roseville, PA; sister, Melinda (John) Miller, Towanda, PA; niece and nephew, J. Eric and Maria Miller, Towanda, PA. Cyndi was born on Nov. 15, 1962 at Troy Community Hospital, Troy, PA. She graduated from Troy High School in 1980. Cyndi graduated Magna-Cum-Laude from Elmira College in 1983 with a degree in Business Marketing. She received her Masters Degree in Business Admin. from Rochester Inst. of Tech. in 1996. Cyndi's prestigious business career took her to Frederick, MD, Washington DC, Atlanta, GA; and lastly Rochester, NY which has been her home for the last 23 years. Due to her declining health she retired as Marketing Manager from Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY. The family home in Mosherville is owned by Cyndi. Bradford County was always near and dear to her heart. Cyndi loved working with wood. She was a master carpenter like her dad. She remodeled her home from top to bottom. She made gorgeous furniture. Cyndi also liked clay pigeon shooting, competitive side arm shooting, golf, traveling with family, camping, being with friends and spending time with her dog, "Riley". Cyndi had a wonderful group of friends in Rochester that were her family. They supported, loved and cared for her especially through her cancer journey. Few people are blessed with such devotion. Cyndi was an amazing woman who will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira, NY on Sun. June 22, 2014 between the hours of 1-2 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. with burial at the family's convenience in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, LLC
1126 Broadway Elmira, NY 14904
Published in Star-Gazette from June 20 to June 21, 2014