Cynthia Ann (Myers) Palmer


COLORADO — Cynthia Ann (Myers) Palmer joined the Lord on October 12, 2020.

Cindy entered this world on April 24, 1951, in Sedalia, Missouri to Warren and Freda Myers. She spent her early years in Missouri before her parents moved to Colorado. She was a graduate of Fairview High in Boulder and continued her education at CU where she achieved a BS in Accounting and Finance. She worked as a CPA for many years at Wall, Smith, Bateman before she entered the health care industry.  She and her son moved to California where she worked for WellPoint and Blue Cross. She returned to Colorado and became the CEO of SLVHMO/Colorado Choice Health Plans. Cindy was instrumental in growing Colorado Choice and delivering quality health care to the rural population. She was creative and passionate about rural healthcare.

Cindy enjoyed photography, cooking, traveling, family tree research and spending time with her family, especially her sisters. She was a very proud and doting grandmother. Cindy was exceptional in her ability to always see the “Big Picture” and what was needed down the road in her career as well as her personal life. She was very knowledgeable and a lifelong learner. One of the brightest minds God gave us. She had a deep relationship with Jesus and was at peace with her life.

She is preceded in death by her father, Warren, younger brother James, sister-in-law Peg Myers and nephew Warren Myers. She is survived by her mother, Freda Myers; her son, Charles (Ashley) and three grandchildren, Grady, Liam and Claire Palmer; her brothers, Darcy (Janna) Myers, Ernie (Virginia) Myers; sisters Gail Myers and Marsha (Gale) Felmlee; her nephews, Casey (Kara) Felmlee, Cortney (Nikki) Felmlee, William (Chelsea) Myers, Cole (Alisha) Myers, and Sean Myers. Her nieces, Stephanie (Josh) Potter, Randi (Kris) Asbell, Katie Wright, Kara Wright and Brittany Myers. Many grandnieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at the Monte Vista Calvary Baptist Church on Sherman Ave., at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, October 23, 2020.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital (www.Stjude.org) or Cornerstone for Orphans (www.cornerstonefororphans.org).

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