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Bonita "Bonnie" Cecella (Downs) McGilvray

March 28, 1937 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 83)


Bonita "Bonnie" McGilvray, 83, of Baker City, Oregon, passed away on October 16, 2020, at St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City, Oregon.  An inurnment will take place in the near future at Deschutes Memorial Cemetery. 

Bonnie was born on March 28, 1937, in Longview, Washington, to Clyde Aaron Downs and Edith Winafred (Bain) Downs. She attended high school at Madras Union High School.  After graduating high school in 1955, she enrolled in Business school at Marylhurst College.  Bonnie married Leo F. Fiala in 1958 in Portland, Oregon.  She married her second husband, Richard A. McGilvray in 1975 in Bend. Oregon.

Bonnie worked as the accounting clerk for the Deschutes County Department of Public Works for 23 years, retiring in 1996.

She is survived by Michael B. Fiala, Michelle A. Fiala, and Jessica M. Fiala.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband Richard A. McGilvray.

Memorial contributions in honor of Bonnie may be made to a charity of one's choice through Gray's West & Co. Pioneer Chapel at 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR  97814.  

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