Linda passed away peacefully in the arms of her husband on February 20, 2020. She is now free from bodily frailties and has gone home to her maker.
She was born Linda Lea Swan on January 20, 1942 in Montrose, CO, and raised in Grand Junction by her Aunt, Lois Babbel. Linda lived in many places in the US, settling in Crescent City for her final years. She was the mother of 11 children and four step-children. She was a loving wife and mother, talented seamstress and musician, and a gentle soul. Her dog Winnie was her constant companion.
She is preceded in death by her daughter Deana, and step-son Vince Lucas. She is survived by husband, Ken Lucas, children Cheryll (John), Mark (Colleen), Neal (Lisa), Karen Wilson, Susan, Laura, Rachel, Sharon, Steven, Ryan, step-son Oliver Lucas; grandchildren James, Stefan, Marissa Mitchell (Nate), Andrea Hooser (Lane), Christian, Sam, Jessica Tarr (Jack), Janell Halverson (Jason), Michael, Spencer, Austin Wilson, Jeremy Hensley, Madison Honesto, Ava Colcord, Riley Rivers, Miles Schubert, Jayla Minnitt, Bria Minnitt, Brennan, Paige, Bella Lucas, Oli Lucas; great grandchildren Emma Mitchell, Scottlyn Mitchell, Brooklyn Tarr, Jack Tarr Jr, and unnamed great grandchild.