Michelle Lynn Dye January 26, 1988 - March 17, 2013 Michelle Lynn Dye, a 25 year resident of Hawthorne, passed away on March 17, 2013. Michelle was born in Harbor City and lived her entire life in Hawthorne, California. Michelle attended Wiseburn Elementary Schools and later graduated from El Segundo High School. Michelle played many years of AYSO Soccer. She was a quick and aggressive player who wasn't afraid to mix it up with larger players. Michelle also played Aviation Little League Softball. Michelle developed a talent for art and design projects while taking art classes in High School. She drew a great picture of her grandfather from a picture and made an artful colorful figurine of Papa Smurf. After High School, Michelle worked as a pre-school aide and vitamin store sales consultant. Michelle attended El Camino College and was working towards completing classes so she could eventually enter their nursing program. Michelle had a very caring and compassionate heart. Several years ago she rescued a small cat (later named Swisher) from a downtown Los Angeles alley and brought him home to live with her family. Michelle also adored her family dog Cali. Cali always got so excited when Michelle would arrive home. Michelle is survived by her parents, John and Sandra Dye, of Hawthorne, a brother, John, of Hawthorne, and a brother, Brian, of Las Vegas, grandmother, Patricia Cochrane of Hawthorne and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins. Michelle's grandparents John and Lucille Dye and grandfather, Donald Cochrane of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, preceded her in death. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 2pm at the Calvary Presbyterian Church, 13560 Hawthorne Bl. Hawthorne, Ca. 90250.

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  1. Peace and blessings to my friends, John and Sandy, as well as to their sons Johnny and Brian. You all are forever in our heart. Thank you for allowing us to share with you in such a time as this. Our prayers are for you. Ryan and Bridgette

  2. I am sorry to read of your loss. May you find comfort in family and friends at this difficult time. The Bible gives hope that soon our Creator Jehovah God will end all suffering, sickness, pain, and death. And we have the hope of being reunited with our loved ones that have passed away. Rev 21:4, John 5:28-29. There will be many of those asleep in the ground of dust who will wake up to indefinitely everlasting life on a paradise earth. Please read these scripture along with your personal copies of the bible and for more information on the hope for those we have lost in death go to jw.org.

  3. May Michelle’s family hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together, as you celebrate a life well lived but cut short. How wonderful a time it will be when this promise is fulfilled,”Truly I tell you today, You will be with me in Paradise Luke 23:43.

  4. Sandy, John and family,
    I was so blessed and uplifted by the service today. What a strong family bond you have. Just remember, if you do all that you can – God will do all that you can’t. Stay strong.

  5. Sandy, John, & brothers John & Brian:
    What a wonderful service you gave to Michelle. I know she would have been proud. I will always remember that little girl with the smile that could light up a room & all those curls. Seeing some pictures from school made me smile & warmed my heart. I know she was truly loved by all of you. My prayers are with all of you. Stay strong.

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