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“I am so very blessed to have been a small part of Nancy's life. She was a teacher, a friend, a confidant. She made me laugh. How very blessed to have...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kay Kilpatrick - Fort wayne, IN

“Deepest Sympathy to the family and Chris - she was a remarkable lady - no one to now call me Cookie Connie and order cookies and say Chris will...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Frederick - Fort Wayne, IN

“I was privileged to know Nancy as one of her patients at the ATU clinic. And after she retired we stayed friends and enjoyed many a Komets game. She...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Peggy Stewart - Fort Wayne, IN

“My sincere sympathies to Chris and all of Nancy's family. Nancy was always entertaining to be around. Had fun stories and great fish tales. She...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: T DuBois - Columbia City, IN

“Im so sorry for your loss.Nancy was a wonderful person and im so glad i had the chance to get to know her.My thoughts and prayers to everyone ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jodieh Haroldb Hoffman - IN

“I met Nancy through Komets Hockey I sat with her and she got to become a gear hockey friend I so looked forward to this hockey season and getting...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sandy Morr - Fort Wayne, IN

“Nancy was a wonderful person and great friend. She embraced our Camp Logan family and truly loved that place. She will be missed by many. Our...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kathie Swaim - Butler, IN

“She was one of the good ones. Our condolences, cris. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Kath & Pam Reyburn-Michael


Nancy Jean Highley passed away peacefully after a long struggle with multiple illnesses on Friday March 3rd in Columbia City IN. Nancy was born in Marion IN on January 27, 1952 and graduated from Warsaw HS, but always felt herself to be a Fort Wayne South Side High School Alumnae. Nancy graduated from Butler University Pharmacy School and spent her pharmacy career in various health care settings. She retired from Parkview ATU clinic in 2013 due to health reasons. She loved her time there and was very close with many of her patients. Nancy joined Girl Scouts at a young age and remained committed to the organization and her many Girl Scout friends throughout her life. She loved the out of doors and had a lifelong love of fishing. She liked nothing better than to be on or around the water wherever there was fish. She enjoyed watching sports, especially basketball and rooted for the Butler Bulldogs any chance she got and was also an enthusiastic Komet Hockey fan. Though Nancy had many debilitating health issues, she never lost her sense of humor. She will be sorely missed by her many friends and family. She is survived by her long time companion, Chris Myers; her father, Everett Highley of Palm Harbor FL; uncle and aunt, Phil (Shirley) Canaday, Marion IN; brothers, Jim (Brenda) of Columbus, Ohio, Jerry (Susie) of McCordsville, Ind., and Jay (Mary) of Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Nancy was a loving aunt to Paul, Clinton, Grant, Luke, Brett, Meg, Jenna (Asher), Eric, and Jason. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Highley. The family would like to thank the staff at Millers at Oak Pointe in Columbia City, who made her last months of life pleasurable. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2pm, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park 1140 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Visitiation will be held 1 hour prior.
Donations in Nancy's honor can be made to Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana/Camp Logan, or the Humane Society of Whitley County.