Tara C. Keegan, 45 of Olyphant, passed away Saturday at Geisinger CMC, after a brief illness. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of Linda Hazelton Keegan, Olyphant and the late Thomas Keegan, Sr. She was a graduate of Mid Valley High School and received a degree as a Registered Nurse from Wilkes University. She was employed as an R.N. at the Mid Valley Hospital and later Golden Living Center in Scranton. She resided in Olyphant for most of her life and was a member of Holy Cross Parish. Tara loved taking care of people which made her an excellent nurse. She also loved her family, especially her nieces. She loved to tell funny stories at any gathering. She could light up the room with laugher. She was a master of crossword puzzles, trivia and any game. No one could beat her! She will be missed by all. Besides her mother, she is survived by a brother, Thomas Keegan, Jr. and wife Adrianne, Jessup, a sister, Kelly Passeri, Archbald, nieces Kylie, Alana and Mya Passeri, and fiance, William Kobesky, She was preceded in death by a brother in law, John Passeri, paternal grandparents, Lorraine and Paul Keegan and maternal grandparent, Margaret and Charles Hazelton, and several aunts and uncles. Due the health crisis, the funeral will be private, with a celebration of her life to be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of the James M. Margotta Funeral Home. For online condolences go to, "www.margottafuneralhomes.com."