Karen Kiser Austin
Last updated 7/7/2021 at 2:08pm
Karen Kiser Austin, 64, of Brevard, died Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at her lake house in Central, S.C.
A native of Cullowhee, N.C., she lived in Transylvania County for most of her life. She spent the last years of her life living her dream, retired and spending time between the mountains of western North Carolina and the lake.
Anyone who knew her was aware that walking paths throughout western North Carolina forests and working in her garden were where she loved to be. Moreover, her noteworthy green thumb and the remarkable ability to identify these wood's botanical variety.