Kathy Ann Borgoyne
Gilbert - Kathy Ann Borgoyne, 68, of Gilbert, Arizona passed away on June 4th, 2021 from complications due to surgery. She was born Kathy Ann Banta in Tempe, Arizona on June 30th 1952. She is survived by her soulmate and loving husband of 45 Years, Ernie Borgoyne, along with 3 children: Ryan, Scott, and Ashley. She was also blessed with 4 grandchildren: Ayden, Jack, Kaili, and Eli. Born in Tempe Hospital to the late Barney and Modene (Smith) Banta, Kathy and her family lived in and around Scottsdale, Arizona, and graduated from Camelback High School in 1970. She began working at Motorola where she and her husband Ernie met, they were married in 1976. While raising her 3 children, Kathy earned an Associate Degree from Mesa Community College, then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Education Degree from Arizona State University. She turned her hobbies into successful work at home businesses including: custom stained-glass windows and custom upholstery. She went on to build a successful online Ebay business, in which she repaired fine porcelain figurines, and dolls. Kathy was a talented artisan who took pride in her work. Kathy loved her family dearly and would do anything for her children and grandchildren. Kathy was cremated and a memorial is planned on July 24th. Contact [email protected]
if you would like to attend. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Hospice of the Valley(https://www.hov.org/donate/
) in Kathy's name is appreciated
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Published by The Arizona Republic from Jul. 15 to Jul. 21, 2021.