Obituary: Becky Rae Ferguson
Monday, April 03, 2017 1:00 AM
Becky Ferguson passed away peacefully at home in Palm Desert, CA on March 24, 2017 with her husband Doug by her side after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Becky was born in Winnemucca, Nevada on September 8, 1951 to her parents Bill and Bonnie Crawford. She graduated from Lowry High School and attended the University of Nevada at Reno.
In 1971, she married her high school sweetheart, Greg Willer, and they welcomed two sons, Jason and Brandon.
They moved to Northern California before moving on to Boise, Idaho in 1979. During her time in Boise she did secretarial work for Boise Cascade, Morris-Knudsen, Little-Morris CPA’s, Satellite Orbit Magazine and as a manager of Senior Citizen Residences.
Becky remarried in 1996 to Doug Ferguson and relocated to Palm Desert, California.
Becky is survived by her husband, Doug Ferguson, Palm Desert, CA, her sons Jason and Brandon of Boise, ID, grandchildren Brianna, Charly and Maddox Willer, Boise, ID, parents, Bill and Bonnie Crawford, Winnemucca, NV, brother Craig Crawford, Winnemucca, NV, and aunt Beverly Mendiola, Winnemucca, NV, stepchildren Hollis Ferguson of Santa Cruz and Wyatt Ferguson of Palm Desert and several cousins.
She is preceded in death by grandparents John and Mina Crawford, Waltzy and Gertrude Elliot, aunt Jeanne Duarte, uncle and aunt John and Jupie Crawford, uncle Louie Mendiola and cousin Marleen Gandiaga.
Becky was a people person whose greatest joy was being around her family, friends and especially the grandkids. She had a beautiful smile that never went unnoticed. She will be deeply missed but always remembered.
Services will be scheduled at a later date. The family suggests that donations be made in Becky’s name to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of their choice.