Michelle Marie (Scardon) Sutton

Born: Mon., Mar. 12, 1951
Died: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018

No services to be held

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Michelle Marie Sutton (Scardon)

Born:  March 12, 1951

Died:  February 17, 2018

Michelle was born on March 12, 1951 to Robert L. and Lois J. Scardon (Benefield) in Peoria, Illinois.

She peacefully passed away on February 17, 2018 in the comfort of her home in Woodland Park, Colorado.

She married Christopher H. Sutton on March 12, 1983 in Woodland Park, Colorado.

She was a loving devoted mother, wife and daughter. She lived in the Woodland Park, Colorado area for 33 years.

She is survived by her husband Christopher H. Sutton Woodland Park, CO.,

Sons Eric Sutton Woodland Park, Co and Matthew Sutton (Kate) Colorado Springs, CO.,

Step Daughter Jenny Starr (Mike) Colorado Springs, CO.,

Grandsons Ryan and Nathan Starr Colorado Springs, CO.,

Father Robert L. Scardon Princeton, IL.,

Sisters Roberta Scardon Studio City, CA. and Stephanie Bradley Rockford, IL.,

Brother Charles Scardon (Charla) Elmhurst, IL.,

Nephews Michael and Nicholas Scardon Elmhurst, IL.

She was preceded in death by her mother Lois J. Scardon (Benefield) (Dec. 3, 2010)

She received her Bachelors of Arts in Design from Southern Illinois University (SIU).

She enjoyed gardening and was a Colorado State University Master Gardner in Teller County.

She excelled as an artist, potter, photographer and designer.

She loved to cook for her family and friends, she had a wonderful houseful of plants, flowers, art and her home was full of love.

She retired after 34 years as a dedicated Department of the Army Civilian Multimedia Specialist.

She belonged to Ikebana chapter 95 in Colorado Springs, Co. and enjoyed learning and creating

She was a Life Member of Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 101.

She enjoyed her time with her Ragdoll cat Lupe and spoiled him rotten.

She loved spring, sunshine, blue skies, humming birds, flickers, woodpeckers drumming, wrens, pussy willows and more sunshine.  She loved all wildlife but especially enjoyed the bouncing new fawns each spring.

After fighting cancer for over a year, she lost her battle with cancer on February 17, 2018.   Her goal was to kill cancer and she chose to be cremated to complete her goal.  She was thankful for the care she received from the Colorado Springs main UC Health Oncology Department doctors and the outpatient infusion department.

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