Carol Ann Hagan, 77, passed away unexpectedly after a short illness on April 28, 2021, with her children at her side.
Carol was born in Butler, Pennsylvania, on August 19, 1943, to Floy and Janet Dillmore. She attended Butler schools and graduated from Butler High in 1961. She attended Grove City College and married Edward Hagan in 1962. By September of 1965, she had three children, Edward, Daniel, and Jill. They moved to Tucson, Arizona, in 1968. She and Edward were divorced in 1973. She resided in Arizona until moving to Boise in 1998 to be near her children and grandchildren.
During the first 20 years of her career, she worked for the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture, and then numerous audio-visual companies where she where she had roles in operations management, human resources, and training and development. Her role as the National Director of Training for a large multi-national company allowed her to travel nationally and internationally. After moving to Boise, she became the House Operations Manager for the Ronald McDonald House until her retirement in 2009. Many long lasting friendships resulted from her work with the volunteers while at Ronald McDonald House.
Carol was a smart, independent, generous, beautiful, and athletic woman. She was a loving daughter, mother, and grandmother who took care of her mother during her mother’s final years. Family gatherings at her house were the highlight of the holidays. Caring for senior dogs with health issues was her calling later in life, as she spent many enjoyable hours with her pets, most recently her beloved dog - Sarah.
She was preceded in death by her parents Janet and Floy Dillmore. She is survived by her children: Dan (and Jennifer) Hagan, Jill (and Pat) Collins, and Ed Hagan, all of Boise; grandchildren; Armando Hagan, Lucas Hagan, Zach Hagan, Josh Hagan, Mackenzie Collins, and Sam Collins; sisters Jean (and Don) Orloski of Butler, PA, and Joyce (and Tom) Avery of Port Charlotte, FL; and numerous nephews and a niece.
No services will be held per her wishes. A gathering, commemorating her life, will be held at a later date. Information will be available on this tribute page.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Ronald McDonald House. https://www.rmhcidaho.org/giving/