Karen G. Cole: 1956-2012

Karen G. Cole, an instructional equipment distribution clerk in Information Technologies at UMaine since 2003, died recently after battling pulmonary fibrosis, according to her obituary in the Bangor Daily News. She was born March 30, 1956, in Bangor, the daughter of Juanita Leland Ryan and Richard Ryan. Cole leaves behind two daughters, Caroline and Faith; and husband of 30 years, Stephen. She also is survived by her mother Juanita Ryan; brother Tim Ryan; her sisters- and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Ralph Spearing, Linda and Bob Averill, Barbara and Richard Modrey, and Melanie and Dennis Steward; along with her husband Stephen’s family; and many nieces and nephews.

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