Elizabeth Baylor
Elizabeth Baylor
Elizabeth Baylor

Obituary of Elizabeth W. Baylor

Elizabeth W. Baylor passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on February 2nd, 2023. 

Liz was born February 19th, 1940 to Mark and Grace (Mixer) Wheeler formerly of Peterborough and Harrisville, NH. She graduated from Peterborough High School in 1958 and went to work for the Peterborough Transcript. 

In 1960, Liz married Philip Guinard. In 1973, Liz and Phil relocated to Boise, Idaho to raise their family. 

For many years Liz was a buyer and manager for Starkey’s Store for Children. After Starkey’s, she worked for the Idaho Statesman until she retired.  

She married her best friend David Baylor in 1996, and spent retirement as a snowbird; winters in Yuma, AZ and summers in Boise. 

Liz dearly loved her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and the Dallas Cowboys. If you called her during a football game, you needed to be prepared for her to hang up on you. She stayed busy sewing, cooking, quilting and being with her family. She was never short for words! Her quick wit and dry sense of humor kept everyone entertained. In her later years she enjoyed bingo, exercise class and happy hour at Brookdale Assisted Living. She always kept her refrigerator stocked with her Budweiser beer.  

Liz is survived by her children Katherine Clough (Jeffrey) of Loudon, NH, Suzanne Guinard of Boise, Matt Guinard (Samantha) of Meridian, Todd Guinard (Michael Spagnolo) of Boise, and Mary Guinard of Boise. Her brothers Edward Wheeler and Gerald Wheeler (Inese) of Bozeman, MT and sisters Lorraine Walker (Butch), Peterborough, NH and Marcia Burke of Swanzey, NH, as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband David F. Baylor, her first husband Philip Guinard and parents Mark and Grace Wheeler. 

Special thanks to the staff at St .Luke’s Hospital and Brookdale Assisted Living for caring for and loving our Mother. A memorial will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 1:00 p.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 2201 W. Woodlawn Ave., Boise, ID 83702. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 

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Memorial Service

1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
First Congregational United Church of Christ
2201 W. Woodlawn Ave
Boise, Idaho, United States
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