Sandra “Sandy” Quay

Sandra “Sandy” Quay

1937 – 2023

Sandra (Sandy) Stinson Quay, age 85, of Edmond, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on July 25, 2023. Sandy was born in Canton Ohio on December 15th, 1937, to Paul and Inez Stinson. She was the middle child of three girls. Sandy spent 3 years of her childhood on bed rest with rheumatic fever. She graduated from McKinley High School in Canton, Ohio in 1955. She attended Mount Union College in Ohio and graduated in 1958. After her college graduation, she followed her family to Michigan. She did a Medical Technology Internship at Hope Hospital in Detroit. Sandy worked as a Medical Technologist in Michigan and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Sandy met Bob Quay at a Presbyterian singles adult group in Detroit. Sandy and Bob were married in March of 1962 and had two daughters, Cindy and Linda. Bob, a CPA, was transferred from Detroit to Tulsa in 1971. The family lived there for 20 years until Bob and Sandy moved to Lake Keystone. Bob died in 2000.

After open heart surgery in 2002, Sandy moved to Edmond, Oklahoma to be near Linda and her family. In Edmond, Sandy became a member of Southern Hills Church where she served as an elder, participated in mission trips and served on several committees. Sandy became a member of Edmond Trinity Church in 2015.

Sandy enjoyed wood carving, arts & crafts, mission trips, gardening, and travel.

Sandy was baptized as an infant in the Lutheran Church but identified as a Presbyterian most of her life until joining the Disciples Church.

Sandy is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Inez Stinson, her sisters, Judy DuPlain and Karen Lowry and her husband Bob Quay.

She is survived by her daughters Cindy Robertson (Andy) Leesburg, Virginia and Linda Birsner (Cody) Edmond, Oklahoma and her grandchildren Eric Robertson (Angela) Bethesda, Maryland, Colin Robertson, Charlotte, North Carolina, Brianna Tom (Evan) Ponca City, Oklahoma, Braxon Birsner (Kourtney) Midwest City, Oklahoma, Cade Birsner and Jett Birsner, each Edmond, Oklahoma

The family asks that memorial donations be made to The Innocence Project,

or Mobile Meals of Edmond,

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