I'm so sorry to have seen this today at the Chinook blog, which links to the NYT obituary.
Her sketches were up at Secret Garden Books the last time I was there, not sure if they are still up. I didn't know Karla, but am a big fan of her work. She lived here for the last few years and it was just nice knowing someone like that was in town. My sincere condolences to all her friends and family. She is loved and remembered by many readers especially for:
And this great book of poetry
And this sweet spread from CITY DOG