Sharon Leilani Carbine

May 7, 1946 — February 2, 2013

Sharon Leilani Carbine

Sharon Leilani Carbine - our dear sweet mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend gave up her suffering Saturday, February 2, 2013. She valiantly fought pancreatic cancer for the last three years, her strength and courage bested only by her amazing compassion and love. Even in the darkest of times she would find optimism and light. She loved her family wholeheartedly and we are so blessed to have had the time with her. Her smile lives on in our hearts forever. She was born May 7, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Albert and Rosella Elaine Geigle. They later moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated from Skyline High School in 1964. She married the love of her life, John Daniel Carbine on February 10, 1978. Together they moved to Park City, Utah where they enjoyed camping, sailing and the company of good friends. She graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in psychology and art history. She was a true artist enjoying painting, playing the piano, crocheting, pottery, and gardening. But mostly she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren teaching acceptance, compassion, and unconditional love through her example. She is survived by her children: Tyler (Michelle) Nelson, Ryan (Andrea) Nelson, and Teresa (Bill) Connell; her grandchildren: Jake, Brayden, Baylor, Jax, and Jagger Nelson, Andrew Nelson, and Lucas Connell; her brothers: Ray, Ron, David, and Larry Geigle. She was preceded in death by her husband John Carbine and her parents Albert and Rosella Elaine Geigle. Interment will be held at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park at 3401 Highland Drive (1495 East), Salt Lake City, Utah at on Thursday February 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM. A celebration of life will immediately follow at the Orangerie at Red Butte Gardens at 300 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, Utah. The family would also like to give special thanks to her oncologist Dr. Whisenant, her surgeon Dr. Mark J. Ott, and the nurses and staff at the Intermountain Medical Center - Huntsman Cancer Center for their dedicated service, love, and compassion.
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