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2B Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Lauren Lindskog Allen It is with sadness that we share the sudden passing of Lauren Lindskog Allen, who left us Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after 51 years of life filled with love, light and laughter. Born July 13, 1963, in Porterville, Lauren f rst moved to Greenville in 1965, when her parents, John Lindskog and Lynne Evarts, founded Coppercreek Camp. Lauren spent . the early part of her childhood in Indian Valley, and later moved to Oakhurst. Throughout her middle and high school years, Lauren was an avid athlete, playing multiple team sports. Upon graduating from Yosemite Union High School in 1981, Lauren attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she was very actively involved in outdoor recreation programming. She was awarded a Rotary Scholarship to spend her post grad year at the University of Kent, in Canterbury, England. At the age of 21, she undertook a coast-to-coast bike trip across the United States, beginning in San Diego and ending in Massachusetts several months later. After obtaining her teaching credential at UC Davis, Lauren lived and worked in the Truckee area. She was a teacher at Squaw Valley Academy and also worked m the race 6 partmen . ne Coppercreek Camp remained a fixture in Lauren's life from the time she was a toddler. She was present at camp for 48 summers as a camper, counselor in training, cabin counselor and riding instructor. She eventually moved into the role of camp director. Her love for the backcountry led her to create Coppercreek's TREK program, a high-adventure leadership program for teenagers. TREK has run every summer since she founded it in 1985. Since her parents' deaths in 2004 (Lynne) and 2005 (John), Lauren ran Coppercreek alongside her friends and business partners Becky and Craig Hogland. A gifted horsewoman, Lauren took the lead in building Coppercreek's Equestrian Centre into one of the most comprehensive summer camp equestrian programs in the Western U.S. Year-round, up to 50 horses benefited from her attentive care and training. During the summer season, her deep love for the animals, her commitment to safety and her constant drive to improve her own horsemanship made her a role model to both staff and campers. The greatest light and love in Lauren's life was her daughter, Sutter Lynne Allen, who was born in 1992. Sutter attended Greenville Elementary, Taylorsville Elementary and Greenville High School (Class of 2010). In 2013, Sutter graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a bachelor's degree in community and regional development. Lauren's love for horses was passed on to Sutter, and some of their best times together were spent driving all over the state to attend horse shows and events. Lauren and Sutter moved permanently to Greenville in 1998, where Lauren dove into community life with great enthusiasm. She was a frequent volunteer for school events, and took on the role of middle and high school ::: olleyball coach formanyyears As:a,coach, Lauren saw the unique potential in each of her girls, believing that the experience of belonging to a team should not be limited only to elite athletes. She spent countless hours organizing uniforms, tournaments and transportation for her teams. In addition to her coaching duties, Lauren was a frequent volunteer at community events and fundraising campaigns, and a substitute teacher in the local schools. In recent years, Lauren rediscovered a love for photography, taking gorgeous photos of local scenery and people. She shared her home and her heart with long-term sweetie Jared Tappero (Sutter's "Daddy-J'). In addition to Sutter and Jared, Lauren will be deeply missed by brothers Mike Lindskog, of Houston, Texas, Matt Evarts; of Santa Cruz, and Eric Lindskog, of Portland, Oregon; sister Stephanie West, of Huntington Beach; sister-in-law Morgan Evarts; precious niece and nephew Mia and Mitchell Evarts;. aunts Leslie Ayers and Leda Ballard and uncle Ken Ballard; and dear friends and business partners Becky and Craig Hogland, as well as their daughters Ryleigh and Makenna. Countless cousins, nieces, nephews and friends will miss her beaming smile and caring heart. A hole has been left in the hearts of many loved ones, all over the world, as well as those of her neighbors in Indian Valley. No list of accomplishments can adequately capture Lauren's generosity of spirit, kindness of heart or bright sense of adventure. She saw the good, special and most essential parts of all of us, and by so doing, helped us to see the good in ourselves. She was a steward for Mother Nature, and an advocate for animals of every kind; she believed that family is more than flesh and blood, that we all need community and that we have a responsibility to look after one another however we can ............ Our world is a poorer place without her, and there is no doubt that she would be humbled by the depth and breadth of her own legacy. "Day is done, gone the sun, from the lake, from the hills, from the sky. All is well, safely rest." A memorial service will be held in the Greenville High School gym, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. , An informal receptiori will follow the services, with coffee and soft drinks provided. In the spirit of community, you are invited to bring an appetizer or dessert to share. To honor Lauren's life, contributions can be made to the Coppercreek Benefit account, to Plumas Bank, P.O. Box 6i2, Greenville, CA 95947. Tax-deductible donations can also be made to the American Camping Association Scholarship' Fund: 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151. Please indicate Coppercreek Camp in the memo field. CARDS of THANKS The Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library would like to thank the community for continuing to support the Quincy branch of the Plumas County Library. Without your donations of gently used books as well as book purchases, we would not be so successful. Our recent book sale generated $1,507.75 in proceeds. Diann Jewett Secretary~Treasurer Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library Dale and Lynda Brown and family would like to thank the community for your outpouring of love and support during this difficult time.We are very blessed to be surrounded by such a generous and caring community of family and friends. The Hilpert family would like to thank all of you throughout the valley. Our thanks was deeply appreciated. The support, acknowledgments in support of our brother, Marvin "Moon" Hilpert. Your support brought his daughter Naomi home. The family, brothers, sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews, many friends of Moon, his presence will be missed. "OOO Ho Great Ones, wrap the Brother in your arms, His family greeted him to continue his new walk, the ones that watch and keep the touch vcith all." Bless all the families in the beautiful valley. Thank You, Hilpert Family uring n power oul es Frontier Communications' operations teams in Northern California are preparing for possible severe winter weather. 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