Linda Sutton Dwinell Blakely, 53, Blythe, Calif., died March 19, 2001, in the line of duty for Caltrans in Blythe.

She was born Dec. 10, 1947, in Rhode Island to Bertha Wedgeworth.

She lived in Smith River for several years.

Survivors are daughters, Rachel Sprinkel of Keaau, Hawaii; Jennifer Eichlin of Phoenix, Ariz.

Also surviving are four grandchildren.

A remembrance potluck will be July 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ship Ashore Resort Recreation Room in Smith River.