Born Nov. 14, 1956 in St. George, Utah, to Mary S. Martin/Gailey, and her biological father Gary E. Martin. She has four brothers: Steven Martin, Carl A. Martin, Billy Martin, Danny Martin; and her sister, Cindy Roundtree. Her step-father is Hugh Gailey.
She married Daniel C. Cresswell, and they had four children: Nathan, Ashlee, Corey, and Casey Cresswell.
She has lived in St. George, Monticello, Cedar City, Moab; New Mexico, Snowflake, Ariz.; Elko, and Mesquite, Nev.; and later moved to Woods Cross, Utah, with her children.
She graduated from Snowflake Union High School with honors. She attended Brigham Young University, where she earned an associate degree. She became a realtor and a paralegal. She worked for many law firms in downtown Salt Lake City.
She lived for skiing and skied every ski resort in the state of Utah in one year, between treatments.
She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Carl Martin.
Her greatest gift of all is the sweet spirit of her granddaughter, Jade Skye Cresswell.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, in Bountiful, Utah.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Utah First Credit Union to the Sandy Cresswell fund for the education of her grandchild.