Joyce Colton

Joyce was born Dec. 17, 1925 in Los Angeles, and died Oct. 16, 2011 in Olympia, Wash. She lived on Orcas Island from 1985 to 1994. An accomplished interior designer for 50 years, she was a national board member of the National Society of Interior Designers, and co-founded the International Society of Interior Designers.

She is survived by her daughters, Chris of Tumwater, Washington and Pamela of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and her granddaughter, Sarah. A celebration of life will be held on November 4, 2011 in Tumwater, Wash.

For morel details about her life, go to Arrangements are with Funeral Alternatives of Washington.