Carol Joy   Bedord Query

Carol Joy Bedord Query passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, March 7, 2020. A Celebration of Life service will be held for Carol, however, in light of the current Coronavirus, we are delaying until this summer.

Carol was born in Cut Bank Mont. to Lyle and Ethel Bedord in 1940. She met and married her husband, Charles Query and was married for 45 years until Charles passed away in 2010. 

Carol is survived by her two daughters, Rachel Sabajo (husband, Donn) and Julie Larson, (husband, Shaun); a grandson; a brother in Kalispell, Mont.; a sister in Cut Bank, Mont.; as well as many in-laws, nieces and nephews and dear friends.

Carol enjoyed being a member of the California Native Plant Society, Santa Cruz chapter (CNPS), a Girl Scout Leader for her daughters, a local Santa Cruz Natural History Museum docent, gardener and amazing cook. 

She worked for many years as a Lead Secretary for a chemist professor at the University of Santa Cruz California.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be welcome at the Santa Cruz CNPS ( or Save our Shores (