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Lynne M. McFarlane

November 2, 1956 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 63)


Madison/Sun Prairie - Lynne M. McFarlane, age 63, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 after an extended illness. Lynne was born November 2, 1956 in Madison, WI, to James R. and Mary L. (Priske) McFarlane.

Lynne is survived by her mom; daughter (and best friend), Jamie (Darrin) Simer; grandson, Dominick Simer; siblings, Dale McFarlane, Pat (Larry) Christenson and Dan (Tami) McFarlane; nieces and nephews, Suzanne (Caleb, Lily), Brian, Katie, James and Megan; and many relatives and wonderful friends.  Lynne was preceded in death by her dad on March 3, 2009.

A Celebration of Lynne’s life will be held from 4 -7 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 N. Sherman Ave., Madison. 

The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. Virginia McKenna, Dr. Shannon O'Mahar, and the amazing nursing staff at SMS Dean Cancer Care. The excellent care provided by Lynne’s healthcare team, greatly improved her quality of life, which she enjoyed for five years. Thank you, also, to the WI Multiple Myeloma Support Group for helping so many people. Many thanks to Cindi, Connie, Sandie, and Colby for their ongoing friendship and support. And to Dale, for taking Lynne to see Paul McCartney, a magical dream come true.

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2418 N. Sherman Ave.

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Celebration of Life
February 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ryan Funeral Home – North Side Chapel – Madison
2418 N. Sherman Avenue
Madison, WI 53704

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