Garan (Morgan) Riley

Born: Sun., Sep. 9, 1956
Died: Sat., Nov. 9, 2013


Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 30, 2013


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A Memorial Service for 57 year old Garan Riley will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Harney County Fairgrounds Memorial Building.  Garan Riley died on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Harney District Hospital.

Garan Lynn Riley of Burns, Oregon passed away Saturday, November 9, at Harney District Hospital.
Garan, daughter of Gary Morgan and Shirley Mingus, both of Burns, Oregon was born Sept. 9, 1956 in John Day, Oregon.  She is a sibling of one brother, Jon Morgan, and preceded in death by her sister Judith Morgan.
Garan liked spending her time with family and friends in the outdoors.  She liked hunting, camping, four-wheeling, riding horses, trips with CAPS girls, trips to the coast with family and always loved spending every moment she could with her grandchildren.  She always liked to work and stay busy. She worked for: Susie and Dwight Hammond, Hotel Frenchglen, Brand Inspected for the State, Steens Mtn. Packers, made Wedding Cakes, Bend Vetrenary Clinic, Pozzi Windows, Central Oregon Electric, and Western Drilling Bookkeeping.
Garan’s last year’s priority was the construction of the cabin that is currently being built up in the mountains that she wanted for family time and a place to spend with her grandkids.  The cabin will finished in her memory of all her wishes.
She is survived by her husband Tim Riley; sons Shane, Sterling and Morgan Otley; grandchildren Sierra, Jacee, Foster, Elsee, Trayton, and Aycen.

Contributions in Garan Riley's memory can be made to CAN Cancer in care of LaFollette's Chapel, PO Box 488; Burns, Oregon 97720.

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Anne Macomber-Smith
   Posted Wed November 13, 2013
I'm so sorry

Ken and Barbara Arnold
   Posted Wed November 13, 2013
To Tim and all of Garan's family,

We were saddened to learn of Garan's battle with cancer and her loss to it.
We want you to know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Take care.

Jerry& Judy Santillie
   Posted Thu November 14, 2013
We were blessed to know her and have her work for us when we had the Hotel at Frenchglen. RIP Garan

Sarah Berry
   Posted Thu November 14, 2013
My heart is very heavy with the passing of Garan. Tim, Shane, Sterling, and Morgan, you are all in my prayers. Garan was such a beautiful person, inside and out. I became good friends with Garan while working with her at CEC, to know her was to love her. She will be so missed.

Charles & Lorna Cagle
   Posted Fri November 15, 2013
Tim: Sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts & prayers are with you and the family.

Tom and Delta Maupin
   Posted Sun November 17, 2013
To Garen's Family; We are so sorry about your loss. With sincere sympathy, Tom and Delta Maupin

Mandi Hunt
   Posted Mon November 25, 2013
Garan was the most upbeat wonderful person I have ever met. She has an amazing spirit and a heart of gold. She will truly be missed by many. I have such a heavy heart for her family. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Linda Meng
   Posted Fri November 29, 2013

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Linda, Nancy and Chris Meng and their families.

With our condolences and love, Linda, Nancy and Chris Meng and their families


Susan Maasch, DVM
   Posted Fri November 29, 2013
I am deeply saddened to hear of Garan's passing. She was such a joy to work with at Bend Veterinary Clinic. My sincere condolences to her family; the world has lost a true gem. Susan Maasch, DVM

Carmen Carey
   Posted Thu December 12, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of Garan's passing. She was an amazing lady.

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