LYNN C. GUILD
May 18, 1951 ˜ June 29, 2020
Lynn C. Guild, 69, of Battle Ground, WA, died on Monday, June 29th, 2020, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer, with family by her side. Lynn was born in Oakland, CA to Sebastian & Betty Maggiora. She grew up in Orinda, CA, the oldest of 5 children and the only girl. Growing up, she took care of her little brothers until they were old enough to harass and tease her.
Lynn met the love of her life, Steve Guild, at a community dance event. They married in August of 1971 and moved to Battle Ground in 1978 into what became their family home. They lived the rest of their lives there or close by.
Lynn was a homemaker when her children were young. She was a very active member in her church, school PTAs, Battle Ground Little League and Scouts.
When her children were out of elementary school, Lynn decided to go to college to become a teacher and she graduated from the University of Portland in 1995. She later earned her Master’s degree in Education in 2000. She taught at McLoughlin Middle School in Vancouver, WA for 22 years.
Family was very important to Lynn. She loved them all very much and it showed. She was very involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s lives. It was important for her to show support by attending sports events, recitals, school concerts and plays. It was rare for her not to attend an event.
Lynn also had a love of the performing arts, traveling, food, music, the outdoors, teaching and her Italian heritage. She was very social and had a wide group of friends. Lynn was always the perfect hostess and loved to entertain. She considered herself to be a very spiritual person which showed by the way she lived her life with love, kindness and selflessness.
Lynn was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Guild; her dear cousin, Shirley Fleischman, who was like a sister to her; and her mother-in-law, Wanda Hayes.
She is survived by her parents, Sebastian & Betty Maggiora; her brothers, Ned (Karen) Maggiora, John Maggiora, Joe (Kathy) Maggiora and Tony (Amanda) Maggiora; her children, James (Danya) Guild, Kara (Kacey) Cerdena and Nikki (Jon) Kernutt; and 11 grandchildren.
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