Elizabeth Ann McCallister


Nov. 9, 1979 - March 11, 2021

Elizabeth Ann McCallister, better known as “Liz,” was born to Roger Gawith and Maggie Gawith in La Grande, Oregon, on Nov. 9, 1979. She died on March 11, 2021. She was 41.


Elizabeth was from Big Water, Utah. She was married and divorced two times.


Her first husband was Jimmy K. Her second husband was the father of three surviving children: Jay M.


Elizabeth loved her children and her animals with all of her heart. Liz would talk about her children to people who were close to her.


Elizabeth was also a huge animal person. She was always rescuing some sort of animal even if she was allergic to it.


Elizabeth will be missed extremely by all who knew her. “Liz”ard Breath, I love you!


She is survived by Roger Gawith of Albany, Oregon; son Hunter, 13; and daughters Leah, 16, and Jade, 12; her sisters Catherine Rasmussen of Page and Angela Karns Senior of Temecuma, California; Aunts Sharon McCraw, Verla Trump, Phyllis Mento, Juanita; nieces and nephews: Samone, Dante, Dakota, and Georgia.


Elizabeth is preceded in death by her mother, Maggie Gawith, and her uncles Billie, Harry, and Vern Gawith.


Donations can be made to Catherine Rasmussen. Friends may call after 3 p.m. or email [email protected]

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