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Janice Lloyd Eastman


August 13, 2020

Janice Lloyd Eastman of Spokane Valley passed away Aug. 6, 2020 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane following a brief illness.  She was born Nov. 15, 1944, in Walla Walla, WA to John and Dorothy Baxter Lloyd.  She spent her early years in Waitsburg, WA before the family moved to Superior, MT where she graduated from high school in 1963.  She attended Kinman Business University in Spokane, and upon graduation went to work for The Spokesman-Review where she spent her entire professional career, 43 ½ years. She married Don Eastman in 1968 and they later divorced.

She was a 20-year volunteer with SCOPE in Spokane Valley and is remembered for her generosity, helpfulness, and willingness to participate in community activities.

She is predeceased by her parents, aunts, and uncle Bettie Chase, Beatrice Pugh, Albert Lloyd, and cousin Elizabeth Abbey.  She is survived by cousins Sally Baker, Austin, MN, Bruce Abbey, Waitsburg, and Faye King, Odessa, as well as many friends.  At her request, there will be no service.  She will be buried in the Waitsburg City Cemetery in Waitsburg, WA. 

Memorials can be directed to the Waitsburg Resource Center, c/o Lavonne Bren, 925 Lower Hogeye Rd., Waitsburg, WA 99361; Waitsburg Historical Society, PO Box 341, Waitsburg, WA 99361 and Waitsburg High School Alumni Assoc. Scholarship, c/o Blue Mountain Foundation,  PO Box 603, Walla Walla, WA 99362.


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