Fyrne Colton

1906 ~ 2007



Fyrne Heloise Wood Colton, 101 1/2, died September 27, 2007, at home in Medford. She was born April 7, 1906 in Oregon City, Oregon. She had lived in the Rogue Valley since 1935.



On March 10, 1935, she married Samuel Gordon Colton. In her 20's, Fyrne had worked in Los Angeles in the film industry. Later, she partnered with her husband, Sam, at Office Stationery and Supply Co. "Your Office Boy" on West Main St. in Medford. She volunteered as a "Gray Lady" for the Red Cross and enjoyed bridge, tennis and golf at the Rogue Valley Country Club with her friends.



She is survived by her daughter, Jacque Lynn Colton of Burbank, Calif. who was in town for a visit and to celebrate her 50th High School reunion and was at her mother's side when she died. She is also survived by several nephews and nieces; and her devoted caregiver, Mrs. Barbara Huff, who was also present at her passing.



She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam, after 64 years of marriage; her younger sister, Mona Friedman, who died two years prior; and her son, Gary, who died a little over a year ago.



Arrangements by Memory Gardens Mortuary. (541)773-7338