Melissa Lyn Wiard

| June 4, 2020 1:21 PM

Melissa Lyn Wiard, 41, of Everett, Washington, passed away May 2, 2020.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1978, in Superior, Montana. She graduated from Superior High School.

When she moved to the Seattle area she worked as an insurance claims processor for nine years before a change in career as a Medical Assistant in 2010.

Melissa is survived by her mother Rebecca Peters of Washington; her father Richard Wiard of Michigan; her brothers James Wiard of Nevada and Tyson Wiard of South Carolina; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. She is preceded in death by her biological father, James Joseph Belcher of Monroe, Washington.

Melissa never put off living life to its fullest. She enjoyed concerts, dancing, shopping, hiking, biking, watching Seahawks and hockey, and hanging out with friends and family.

She also loved spending time with her two beloved pugs, Otis and Koda. She had a dream to help people and her compassionate spirit served her well in her field as a medical assistant.

She was known for her gorgeous smile and infectious laugh which cheered you up and put everyone at ease and for which she will always be remembered.

She was generous and made a positive impact on many people. She was loved by all of us and she will be cherished in our memories forever.