Fay Johnston Lawson-Allen

August 29, 1943 - March 28, 2014

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Fay Johnston Lawson-AllenFay Johnston Lawson-Allen, 70, died on March 28, 2014 at her residence in La Center, Wash.

Fay was born of Irish heritage on August 29, 1943 to, Robert B. “Bus” Johnston and Elath “Joyce” Johnston. Fay attended Tigard High School where she met her husband of 26 years, the fine father of their three children, Gary L. Lawson.

Fay worked at Hi-School Pharmacy and Ace Hardware in Battle Ground, Wash. Fay and her oldest son, Robert W. Lawson found salvation at Cross Roads Community Church on Thanksgiving, 1994. She was an avid seamstress who also loved knitting and crocheting. Fay never met a stranger.

Fay is survived by her loving children; sons Robert Wesley Lawson, Michael Scott Lawson; and daughter, Gari Linn Larison; their father, Gary L. Lawson; mother, Joyce Johnston; brothers, Robert “Mickey” Johnston, Jim Johnston and Tommy Johnston; sisters, JoAnn Gunzner and Gloria; three grand children, Chris Lawson, Sean Mavricakis and Michael Larison; and one great-grandchild, Iason Mavricakis.

Fay was preceded in death by her father, Robert Johnston.

A life memorial service in the Irish Way will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at The Allison in Newberg, Ore. All are welcome. Visit www.TheAllison.com for details and directions.