March 27, 2019
Edrea Marie Bye (Eddy) passed away peacefully on March 27, 2019, with daughter Michelle and life partner Curtis Clifford by her side. Grandparents (Baba’s) home was on Mt. Pleasant. Parents, Mary Krall Bye and Edward Andrew Bye, moved to Olympia in the ‘50s. Edrea is also survived by brother Edward O. Bye and his wife Susan of Poulsbo, Wash. She graduated from OHS in 1967. Edrea had an immense capacity for love, presence, and building unique relationships, hence no surprise that Edrea pursued a MSW and a career in social work.
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In fall 2017, just 2 months prior to her diagnosis with endometrial cancer, Edrea moved to Toledo to be with Curtis, surrounded by the tranquility of the Cowlitz River Valley. During their too-short time together, Edrea and Curtis shared fantastic adventures, including trips to Mexico and China, and many dreams for their future.
Please visit Caringbridge.com for full obit. A memorial will be held at Toledo First Baptist Church on April 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. You may make a donation to an animal shelter and plant flowers or a tree in her memory.