Carolyn J. Prescott, age 72, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 21, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends after a short battle with cancer.

She was born in Wausau on Oct. 5, 1941, the daughter of Louis J. and Hazel M. (Doering) Mraz. Carolyn married Gary W. Prescott on July 5, 1961, in Madison. She worked in the real estate and insurance industry for over 40 years. After her retirement in 2008, she enjoyed gardening, crafting and golfing. Carolyn was also an avid Packer and Nascar fan.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Gary of 52 years of Madison; sons, Richard of the Phillipines and Mark of Sun Prairie; grandchildren, Daniel and Chase of Lake Mills; Dane of the Phillipines; a great-granddaughter, Skylee; sisters, Diana Heath of Madison and Senna (Rod) Orr of Sun Prairie; brother, Dan (Maggie) Mraz of Portage; brother-in-law, Greg Prescott and sister-in-law, Gail Prescott both of California; special childhood friend, Sandy Borth of Lac du Flambeau; her feline friends, Allie and Bubba; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dorothy and Warren Prescott.

Private services will be held. The family would like to thank Home Health United Hospice for all of their assistance.

The Lord watch between me and thee while we are absent one from another. – Genesis 31:49. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.