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MISTY DAWN SCOTT-SLADE
Misty Dawn Scott-Slade, 41, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021.
Misty was born in Price, Utah, on Aug. 4, 1980, the daughter of Leonard Scott, Lisa DeAnne Sargent and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Gorrell. She grew up in Provo, Utah. She enjoyed camping and exploring national parks with her family and friends, who loved her for her cheerful personality and adventurous spirit. She was very creative and loved doing crafts in her free time.
Misty became an adoring mother to Christina Dawn Slade on Dec. 18, 1998. Three short years later, she met the love of her life, Casey Orton, who instantly fell in love with Misty and her young daughter. Misty and Casey had a beautiful baby boy, Ethan Alexander Orton, on March 27, 2004, and on May 2, 2005, Misty and Casey were married. They eventually relocated to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where they made many close friends.
Misty will be remembered for being precise and diligent in all that she did. She worked in customer service at the Pat McGrath Family of Dealerships. She was loved for her spontaneous sense of humor and her contagious laughter.
Misty loved traveling, gardening and spending time with her very large family who loved her deeply and will miss her dearly.
Misty is survived by her children, Christina Slade of Millcreek, Utah, and Ethan Orton of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; her mother, Lisa (Sargent) Cutler of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; her aunt, Karla Cardon of Huntsville, Ark.; her siblings, Matthew Daren Gorrell (Katherine) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Jennifer (Mike) Anerich of Milton-Freewater, Ore., Swayde Cutler (Heather Bormann) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Colin Cutler of Oregon, Nicholas Gorrell of Salt Lake City, Utah, Micah Gorrell (Heidi McCauley) of South Jordan, Utah, Kelson (Armida) Gorrell of Highland, Utah, Nathan McClellan of Springfield, Mo., Kevin Scott of Alaska, Eric Scott of Ogden, Utah, and Sara Scott of Medford, Ore.; and many more aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Misty and her beloved husband, Casey Orton, tragically passed away together. Preceding Misty in death was her father, Duane Neil Gorrell; her brother, Christopher Cutler; her grandparents, Don and Blanche Elfonda Sargent; and her uncle, Larry Sargent.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Antioch Christian Church in Marion, Iowa. A private memorial service will be held for family and close friends at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There will be a celebration of life at Lucky's on 16th in Cedar Rapids immediately after the memorial service.
Online condolences are welcome at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.