Kimberly Jane Lyford, of Boise, Idaho at the young age of 49, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on August 27, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. Kim was born September 26, 1971 to Larry Sr and Michelle Lyford in the town of San Gabriel, California.
Kim graduated from Eisenhower High School in Rialto, California in 1989. She lettered in varsity tennis. As an adult, She enjoyed coaching junior roller derby and supported the Treasure Valley Roller Girls as well as the Beet City Bombers as a non-skating official and was known as Thumper. She was a major part of the derby community training other officials and coaching junior roller derby. She was an extremely talented artist who loved to crochet and paint. She made such beautiful pieces of art. Kim was a beautiful soul full of love, and she was loved by all who knew her.
Kim married her middle school sweet heart David Frey on July 22 1995. They were married for 20 years and had two beautiful children, Daniel and Sara who were the light of her life. Unfortunately the marriage didn’t work out, but they did remain best friends until her death.
Kim was also a very successful business woman. Shortly after high school her father Larry Sr. Took her under his wing training her in logistics at Lyford Brokerage/Pearson Sales. She moved to Boise Idaho 2006, where she worked at Simplot as a logistics coordinator, later moving to AirVan for the last few years.
She is survived by her 2 children Daniel Frey of Boise, Idaho, and Sara Frey of Boise, Idaho. Her parents Larry Sr and Michele Lyford, Richelle Lyford-Maye of Boise, Idaho, Kristen (John) McCormick of Ashton, Idaho, Larry Jr. (Michelle) Lyford of Tooele, Utah. Kim had 3 nieces, Megan Maye, Kaiden Lake, and Heidi McCormick. She also had 3 nephews, Justin McCormick, Bryce McCormick and Jeremiah Lyford.
Kim was preceded in death by her grandparents Phillip and Florence Mayfield and Eugene and Phyllis Lyford.
Kim was such a beautiful soul, and touched the lives of everyone she knew. She was such a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. It is a devastating loss, and she will be missed by everyone who knew her.
A celebration of life ceremony will take place on September, 25, 2021, 2pm-5pm at 3403 Apple Blossom Lane, Boise, Idaho 83705.