Alyssa Josephine Baye, 22, of Iowa City, Iowa, passed on Friday, March 25, 2011, at UIHC.
A celebration of Alyssa's life in music and word was held Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Lensing Funeral and Cremation Service, Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Alyssa was born July 1, 1988, in Rapid City, S.D.
Alyssa was a heart transplant recipient when she was 12 years old. She lived each day to the fullest, never taking life for granted. People were inspired and drawn to her like a magnet. Alyssa was an artist, singer and dancer.