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Volcanoes mourn passing of staffer Howard

Longtime Office Manager/Director of Ticket Sales dies at 75
Among the friendships Bea Howard (right) developed during her time with the Volcanoes was with legendary Major Leaguer Vida Blue.
January 6, 2021

The Volcanoes are tremendously saddened at the passing of long-time friend and staff member Bea Howard. Bea thoroughly enjoyed Volcanoes' fans and her many friendships developed at Volcanoes Stadium. May she Rest in Peace.

The Volcanoes are tremendously saddened at the passing of long-time friend and staff member Bea Howard. Bea thoroughly enjoyed Volcanoes' fans and her many friendships developed at Volcanoes Stadium. May she Rest in Peace.

Beatrice Lee (McNair) Howard

Born: 10/20/1945

Died: 1/4/2021

Bea was raised in Coquille, OR, and graduated from Coquille High School in 1964.

She has two natural children: Bridgitte Murray of Junction City, Or, and Eddie Marsh of Pollock, Tx.

She married Jerry Howard on 12/23/1983 in Coquille, Or.

She has two step-children: Cari Lynn Blocker of Flower Mound, Tx, and Terra Lynn Ortega of Poulsbo, Wa.

She spent many years working as the Office Manager/Director of Ticket Sales for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.

She held the same position with the Spokane Indians from 1984-1987.