DEER ISLE – Karen E. Bye, 61, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. Karen was born June 17, 1952, in Portland, the daughter of Charles Norman and Blanche (Pattengill) Bye.
She lived in Fresno, Calif., for 40 years where she drove a city bus for the city of Clovis, Calif. She loved gardening and all animals especially her cat, Seeker.
Karen is survived by her brother, Charles S. Bye and his wife, Alice; and her nephews, Steven Bye and his wife, Breann, and children, Jasper and Scarlett of Des Moines, Iowa, Andrew Bye and Ariel and their daughter, Alaina of Stonington, and Matthew Bye and special friend, Stephen Linne, of Raymond. She was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Blanche Bye.
There will be no services at this time. Arrangements by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Homes, Stonington.