Myrtle Amanda Bair |

Myrtle Amanda Bair

Myrtle Amanda Bair of Green River, Utah, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale. She was 82.

Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Feb. 5, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Green River, Utah. A funeral service will follow at noon today at the church. Burial will follow at Elgin Cemetery near Green River.

Ms. Bair was born Oct. 10, 1921, in West Jordan, Utah, to George Anthon and Carrie Rowean Myers Bastian.

She married James Golden Bair of Glenwood Springs. They were later divorced.

Ms. Bair loved life and being able to give all she could to those around her. She had a great sense of humor and found good in everyone. Throughout the years she traveled and helped in various homes tending to the needs of others.

She moved to Carbondale a couple of years ago to be near her son and his family.

She was preceded in death by her former husband; by her parents; by a daughter, Vaniel Bair; and by a brother, Newell Bastian of Moab, Utah.

Ms. Bair is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James “Craig” and Doris Bair of Glenwood Springs; by grandsons James Craig Bair II, a college student in Gunnison, and Jeffrey Golden Bair and Jason William Bair, both of Glenwood Springs; by granddaughters Vaniel Lee Bair of Gypsum, and Kacey Lynn Bair and Jamie Lynn Bair, both of Glenwood Springs; by brothers and sisters-in-law Jacob Bastian, Calvin and Phyllis Bastian, Keith and Bette Bastian, and Ernest and Lorna Bastian, all of Green River, Utah; by a sister and brother-in-law, Marie and George Cavanaugh of North Ogden, Utah; by a sister-in-law, Vonda Bastian of Moab, Utah; and by many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Park Care Center or a charity of choice.

Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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