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*** IMPORTANT *** a "Tribute" on this site will make a donation to the Caring Bridge organization in Pam's name. Some folks have mistakenly thought the tribute would send their contribution to the family. To do that, please see the post in the Journal for full details. The "Okon Family Fund" is established at Missoula Federal Credit Union. The support for Caring Bridge is appreciated, too. Just wanted to clarify for everyone.


On Saturday, February 22nd, Pam Okon and her daughters Meghan and Morghan were involved in a collision accident on icy roads near their home. An oncoming vehicle drifted over the center line, striking their vehicle head on. The driver of the other vehicle perished at the scene and Pam and the girls were critically injured, along with the passenger in the other vehicle.

Tragically, Meghan did not survive her injuries. That is as difficult to write as it is to read; our hearts are broken beyond words.

Pam and Morghan remain hospitalized. The outlook for Morghan is very good and we are keeping vigil over Pam, who has suffered multiple, very serious injuries. Randy is at their bedsides continuously, working with the medical staff to ensure they are getting the best care possible. The support from so many who love the Okon family has been amazing. Their families an friends have been constant in their love and support. Randy's family in the Missoula City Fire Department, Pam's DNRC/USFS family and their colleagues and friends are working round the clock to see that every need is met and that they feel the love we all have for them. Thanks to so many of you who have brought flowers, cards, food, and have come to the hospital to offer support. Your love is deeply felt and appreciated.

We decided to establish this site after so many calls, emails, and requests for information. People from around the country have heard this terrible news and want to know more about Pam and Morghan's condition, how to help, and to extend love and support to the entire family. Please sign the guestbook and check back for additional updates. Most importantly, pray for healing and comfort as we work together to process what has happened.

We simply will love them through this.

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Jeff & Johanna Johnson signed Pam's Guestbook.

No words to tell you how we feel, we are praying for your comfort and healing at this time. We know that Pam and Megan are together and watching out for you. Read more

Bunny signed Pam's Guestbook.

Randy and Morghan I'm sorry for your loss and there are really no words for a time like this so I am praying for your comfort and healing .  You are loved by so many Read more

Bruce and Karen Suenram signed Pam's Guestbook.

Randy & Morghan:On behalf of Pam's DNRC Fire family we want to express our deepest condolences to you and Morghan on the the loss of your wife and mother. Her loss ... Read more

Jackie McCann signed Pam's Guestbook.

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your kind, gentle, beautiful family.  May you feel the comfort of the lord and that of family and friends all around you.  My ... Read more

Joe and Sue Toth signed Pam's Guestbook.

Words seem so empty, but they are all we have to express our deepest sympathy and sorrow. Our love is with you. Read more

Tim Pagelkopf and Family signed Pam's Guestbook.

We are sorry for your loss, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.  Read more

Bob and Martha Layman (parents of Julie Shepp) signed Pam's Guestbook.

This CaringBridge website has been a blessing to us from West Virginia as we have followed the progress of Morghan and Pam for the past 15 days or so.  It is with a heavy ... Read more

Hallie Gillespie signed Pam's Guestbook.

Randy and Morghan, Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, friends, and everyone whose lives have been touched by your beautiful family. You are dearly loved ... Read more

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