Dell M. Laird "Tuttie" 76 years old, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 at her home in Newport. She was born September 2, 1942 in Los Angeles Calif. to the late Harold and Eleanor Reynolds Shaffer. She was a collector of tea pots and loved cats.
Tuttie was the widow of Richard H. Laird and is survived by her sons, Steve Garcia and and Richard Laird of Newport; daughter, Valinda Welter and husband Rick of Lewisberry; brother Frank Shaffer of Oregon; sister Tina Hewitt Jensen and grandchildren Gabrielle and Trevor. She was also preceded in death by sister Zoe Ann Williams.