Peggy Lee Cox, 61, passed away in her home in Okanogan Wash., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, after battling cancer for over a decade. She was born Nov. 18, 1956, in Omak Wash., to Jack and Peggy Baker. She lived with her parents and four siblings in Alaska a few years before moving back to Okanogan.
In 1972, she married Thomas Cox. After raising their two sons, Thomas and Steven Cox, they parted ways. In 2007, she met her loyal and dedicated partner, Scott Johnson.
Peggy loved fishing and camping. She was always happiest when in the great outdoors with her friends and family. She will be remembered for her warm smile and her unparalleled strength and courage. Peggy fought long and hard with grace and dignity. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Peggy is survived by her partner, Scott; two sisters, Patty Baker and Karen (Ned) Van Brunt; two bothers, Gene Baker and Ray Baker; two sons, Thomas Cox and Steven (Debbi) Cox; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that she considered family .
A celebration of life will be in her honor at the Okanogan Eagles on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, between 1 p.m.—3 p.m.