Asheville, NC Sydney Elizabeth Blair, 26, passed away on February 20, 2022, at Mission Health Asheville.
Sydney was born on November 29, 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia to David Melvin and Nancy Newton Blair. She graduated from Watauga High School and attended UNC Asheville. She was a well known makeup artist in the Asheville area, and loved making brides and models feel and look their best on their special days.
She was preceded in death by her father, David Melvin Blair; her brother, Samuel Lane Blair; her maternal grandfather, Augustus Lane Newton; her paternal grandfather, Samuel Davidson Blair; and her paternal grandmother, Eleanor Blair.
She is survived by her mother, Nancy Newton Blair of Hubert, NC; brothers David Lane Blair of Hubert, NC; Russell Blair and wife Rachel of Marietta, GA; Daniel Blair of Marietta, GA; her maternal grandmother, Miriam Newton of Blowing Rock, NC; nephew Augustus Lane Blair of Deep Gap, NC; niece River Blair of Marietta, GA; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Celebration of Life for Sydney and her father, who passed away during Covid, will be held on March 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Holiday Inn East, 1450 Tunnel Road, Asheville in the Blue Ridge Room.