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Sandy Lynn Keefer

September 4, 1944 - June 26, 2019


Died at the age of 74 on June 26, 2019.

Sandy started her life in Oregon, but her restless soul took her on many travels until she settled in Arizona. Her favorite times were traveling and camping in a small travel trailer with her partner and their cat. The Oregon coast was also a favorite destination.

Sandy served for a short time in the Navy. Her career leaned toward security postions which resulted in working for TSA in Portland and then transferring to Phoenix.

Sandy is survived by two sisters Shirley McGowan and Betty Keefer, both of Salem, a daughter, grand and great grandchildren.We wish to thank Sunnyside Avamere for the 21/2 years they cared for Sandy and Willamette Valley Hospice in her final weeks.

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I will miss my friend/partner of 20+ years for all of my days. What great crazy memories of our travels Round America! She was my best friend thru thick and thin and I will always love her! Sandy you will be SO very missed! You are in my heart....Love you, Sharon Rose



Sandy was my friend/partner for  20+ years. She stood by me thru thick and thin. I will love her all my days. I will sorely miss her ....



My friend Sandy Keefer (1945 - 2019)

Sandy was my moms partner for 20 years. Even though they parted ways, Mom and me still considered Sandy a friend. When they met in 1984, mom was bringing along 4 kids and Sandy was very gracious and accepting. She didn't play favorites, and was very supportive during a very intense custody battle between my mother and father.

Goodbye Sandy and may your journey be a safe one :)



Sandy I will miss you very much. We had so many fun times camping at the beach and up at camp. You were always there when I needed a friend to talk to. Rest in peace my dear friend.



Sandy. I will miss you. We had many good times together camping and traveling to Canada. It was a lot fun being roommates with Sharon for a time. Lots of laughs and good times. You were loved by my parents as well. 

Love, Linda Bray



I had the pleasure of meeting Sandy through my Aunt Sharon. I always enjoyed the time we spent together at my dad's in the summer time. I will never forget when I was younger(to young to be in the club) and went to a club down town Portland. I was out on the dance floor and turned around and saw Sandy, we had no idea that either one was there. She kept an eye out for me the rest of the night she was making sure I was safe. That memory always makes me smile! RIP protector! You will be missed! 



Truly missed ,deeply loved,never forgotten. RIP my dear friend.