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Obituary: Janet Haley

Janet Haley 1948 ~ 2005 Janet died Tuesday morning, September 6th, 2005, at Lakeview Hospital, Bountiful, Utah, of complications from a severe traumatic brain injury suffered six years earlier while mountain biking at Beaver Creek resort, Colorado. Her loving husband Art was by her side as he always tried to be. Janet was born February 7th, 1948 in St Joseph, Missouri to Herbert Knadler, Sr. and Lela Faye Rapp Knadler. She graduated from St Joseph Central High School, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas, and Avila College, Belton, Missouri. She graduated with degrees in Public Administration and Health Care Administration. Before her accident she was employed at Comphealth, Salt Lake, Utah as an Accreditations Manager. Janet was a very active person who won many awards as a runner in 5K and 10K races. She competed in the Macy's Marathon, Kansas City, Missouri, and the Pikes Peak Marathon in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She loved to ski and hike and was looking forward to more travel. The last six years in a body that no longer worked had to have been very hard on her. Janet is survived by her husband of 26 years, Arthur, of the home in Sandy, Utah. She is survived by her parents Herbert, Sr. and Lela Faye, of St Joseph, Missouri, and is also survived by three brothers, Roger, Jerry, and Herbert, Jr., all of Easton, Missouri, and numerous nephews and nieces. She had many friends who grieve her passing with great sorrow. To know her was to have loved her. Funeral services were conducted on September 10th at the Meierhoffer Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Missouri, and burial at the Blakely Cemetery, Easton, Missouri. The family suggests memorial gifts to the Brain Injury Association of Utah, 1800 S. West Temple, Suite 203, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84115.