April 6, 1957 – Dec. 22, 2013
Dana Tuttle, a devoted wife, and loving mother, daughter and friend passed away on Sunday December 22, 2013 at the young age of 56. She and her husband Grant of 28 years were skiing on Saturday morning when Dana suffered a tragic skiing accident. Dana was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She and Grant grew up together on Cape Cod and began skiing together when they were 10 years old. Dana graduated from the University of Nevada Reno in 2004 and worked in Carson City, as an accountant for the State of Nevada. Dana is survived by her husband Grant, parents Stan and Marylou Jones and her two sons, Jay (28) and George (24). Dana’s focus and delight was her sons. Their success was her success. Jay is graduated from Humboldt State and resides in Eugene engaged to Morgan McGovern of Oregon. Jay and Morgan are to be married at Dana’s home, Rattlesnake Ranch, in Carson Valley in September this New Year. George, Dana’s youngest is studying horticulture at OSU in Corvallis, Oregon to graduate in 2015.Dana always woke with a smile and loved to watch the sunrise over the Carson Valley and set over the Sierra. She also enjoyed camping in the Air Stream with her husband and dog Jackie. Dana was always ready for the next adventure with her boys, Grant, Jay and George. She loved to kayak, fish, hike, ski and was most happy outdoors and with her devoted and adoring husband and sons.