Cari Dawn Luther (Alfrey)

Cari Dawn Luther (Alfrey).

Cari Dawn Luther (Alfrey) was born Jan. 21, 1958, in Lewiston, Idaho, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She passed away in Spokane, Wash., at Holy Family Hospital on July 7, 2021. Cari lived in Lewiston and Kamiah, Idaho before moving to Hayward, Calif., in 1964. She went to school through her junior year in Hayward and then went back to Kamiah to be with her grandparents, (Ed & Bernice Peterson) where she finished her senior year and graduated. She met and married Tom Holman in 1976. Together they had one daughter, Hannah. They later divorced and she married Mike Millage. They were divorced, as well. Hannah McElrath (Holman) had three daughters: Haley, Kendyl and Peyton McElrath, who were the light of Cari’s life. Hannah is married to Eric McElrath. Among the places Cari lived were Juliaetta, Idaho, Lewiston, and Clarkston, Wash. Cari enjoyed arts and crafts, the outdoors, gardening, fishing and boating. She also spent time living in Hells Canyon helping with guests at the Kirby Creek Lodge and the river boating trips. Her closest companion at the time of her death was Mike Tyler. Cari was preceded in death by her father, Vaughn Alfrey. She is survived by her mother, Bonnie Guiomar (Alfrey) who resides in Centralia, Wash; and a sister, Marci McKinney of Tenino, Wash. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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