Elissa Ann Cottle, age 62, of Stillwater, passed away on October 29th. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dawn Margulies; and brother, Barton Cottle. She is survived by sons, Lucas Schumacher, Jesse LaVercombe; father, Richard Cottle; sister-in-law, Yanling Cottle; nephew, Richie Cottle; half-sister, Rebecca Epstein; and aunt, Evelyn Cottle Raedler. She studied journalism at the University of Iowa and received her Master's in Creative Writing from Hamline University. She brought dedication and joy to her many endeavors as a journalist, a community organizer, a creative writing teacher, a professional editor, and as the Literary Arts Coordinator for The Zephyr Theatre in Stillwater....