Dawn Marie Gardner
(1952 - 2018)

Dawn Marie Gardner

Illinois, United States of America
February 20, 1952

Colorado, United States of America
July 29, 2018

Family & friends, gardening, cooking, traveling.
This site is dedicated to Dawn Gardner.


I lost the love of my life on July 29, 2018 to pancreatic cancer. She fought hard for a little more than four months all the while surrounded by family and friends. She impacted so many lives and we will all miss her dearly. She will live forever in all our hearts. I was with her on the stairway to Heaven. Special thank you's to Becca & family, Dawn's sisters, Gail, Ann and Merry. Also to Trish, Matt & Murph, Faye and Peg for their never-ending support and companionship during this very difficult time.

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I heard your voice in the wind today
and I turned to see your face;
The warmth of the wind caressed me
as I stood silently in place.
I felt your touch in the sun today
as its warmth filled the sky;
I closed my eyes for your embrace
and my spirit soared high.
I saw your eyes in the window pane
as I watched the falling rain;
It seemed as each raindrop fell
it quietly said your name.
I held you close in my heart today
it made me feel complete;
You may have died….but you are not gone
you will always be a part of me.
As long as the sun shines…
the wind blows….
the rain falls….
You will live on inside of me forever
For that is all my heart knows

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Well Dawn its Xmas Day and I miss you more than ever. This was a special time of year for us, but I know you're watching over me today and always. I spoke to our granddaughter today and she had a lovely Xmas. Looking forward to a visit from Becca, Olivia and Chris.Hope you had a delightful Xmas with your Father and your new friends in heaven. I sure miss your beautiful Xmas tree and decorations along with those unbelievable cookies. Rest in Peace darling and we will get married again in heaven. Love ya always Sweet P.
Randy Johnson (Husband)
December 25th, 2018
My condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one. May pleasant memories of Dawn bring comfort during your time of sorrow and remembrance, along with God's promise in the Bible at John 5:21, 28 and 29.

Jehovah is the God of Comfort who can and will heal your broken heart. For His Son, Jesus, said: "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life." (John 11:25)
Cassandra Henderson
December 22nd, 2018
Dawn, I just returned from Santa Fe and it just didn’t seem the same without you. We had so many good times in that town that I will cherish the memories forever.
I’ve been going through so many emotions lately ie. shock,guilt,anger that I feel dazed and confused. I pray everyday that you are meeting new friends in heaven and getting reacquainted with old ones and family. I feel like I’m half a person now and miss you so much. Many have commented on how “strong” I’ve been. Little do they know what’s going on inside of me. Grief denied is grief unhealed and I will grieve forever. Miss you and love you darling. You are my angel.
randy Johnson (Husband)
November 12th, 2018
I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new
I thought about you yesterday and days before that too,
I think of you in silence I often speak your name
All i have is memories and your picture in a frame
Your memory is my keepsake with which I''ll never part
God has you in his keeping I have you in my heart.
Author unknown
Randy Johnson (Husband)
September 6th, 2018
I just wanted to give my condolences and a comforting scripture. John 5:28 reads- 'Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.' This speaks of a resurrection of our dead loved ones. You and the family will be in my prayers. For even more comforting information, please visit jw.org
Alisha Washington
September 2nd, 2018
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"Happy Birthday Sweet P. Love you and miss you, and you'll always be in my heart. Rest in peace my darling."
Randy Johnson
February 20th, 2019
"Our lives are not the same without you, Dawnie. We miss you dearly. We cherish the memories of the precious time we had with you. We love you, sweet Dawn. Kirk, Kerry, Carley & Cami"
Kerry Moyer
August 25th, 2018
"Happy Anniversary honey. I wish you were here to share it with me but actually I think you are. I love you more than ever and will meet you in heaven."
Randy Johnson
August 22nd, 2018
"Dawn, you always told it like it was, a straight Shooter with Southpark sarcasm. I enjoyed your sense of humor and the way your face Lit up when you shared your gardening secrets and successes. I will miss you."
Karen Hoopes
August 16th, 2018
"Dawn, you brought style, class, and a smile that could light up a room. You are greatly missed."
Ron Perea
August 14th, 2018
"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. I will always love you Dawn."
randy johnson
August 9th, 2018
"It's faith that lifts us up,love that brings comfort, and strength that allows us to move on. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. Why do the good die young?"
Randy Johnson
August 9th, 2018
"What a wonderful woman! You will be always remembered.Love the Boise Tieman Clan"
Toby Tieman
August 7th, 2018
"Dawn, Dennis and I have so many wonderful memories of our adventures with you and Randy over the years. We have treasured your friendship and will miss you dearly. Dennis and Carolyn O’Connor August 7th, 2018"
Carolyn O’Connor
August 7th, 2018
"Mom, I miss your voice, I miss your smile, I miss your advice. I am so lucky to have had you as my mother. I love you forever and always."
Rebecca Gardner
August 5th, 2018


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