Randelle Willcox Harmon passed away at her home in American Fork, on July 9, 2023 at the age of 69 from natural causes.
Randelle was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 14, 1953 to Ruth Ann Fuller Willcox and Alfred Norman Willcox.
Randelle grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and on Long Island, New York where she kindled a love of the coast, the ocean, and lighthouses. She graduated from Highland High School in Salt Lake in 1971. After high school, Randelle attended Utah State University and earned a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology which continued to be a passion for her throughout her life.
Randelle spent 20+ years as a Speech-Language Pathologist working first in Canada, then Wyoming, and later Oregon. In her career, she particularly enjoyed working with children in the school setting and had a love of children’s literature. Later in life, she found joy in connecting with her grandchildren by reading books with them.
Randelle was married in 1978 to her former spouse, Michael Harmon. Together they welcomed four children and raised them in Wyoming and Oregon. Randelle had a deep love of the beautiful plains of Wyoming and for the majestic Oregon coast. She enjoyed spending time with her family in both of these settings. Together they enjoyed camping, exploring the outdoors, and visiting National Parks.
Randelle enjoyed sewing throughout her lifetime. She particularly enjoyed making clothing and other items for her children and grandchildren.
Randelle is preceded in death by her parents, Ruth Ann and Alfred; sister, Carolyn Burtard; brother, Gary Willcox; brother, Scott Willcox; and brother, Eric Willcox. She is survived by her four children: Jessica (Ash) Johstoneaux, Shannon (Matthew) Stanley, Mark (Aubri) Harmon, and Keith (Amilyn) Harmon; and her nine grandchildren, all of whom call Utah home.
At Randelle's request, the family will return her ashes to the Oregon coast and have a small family memorial.