Obituary of Judy A. Morris
Judy A. Morris passed into the Lord’s arms on March 1, 2015, after a year-long battle with lung cancer. She died peacefully at Hospice of the Foothills. She was 61.
Judy was born May 1, 1953, in San Francisco, CA. She attended Presentation High School and went on to San Jose State University, where she earned her BS in Recreation Administration. After graduation, Judy worked as a Park Ranger for the San Jose Parks & Recreation Department and eventually as a Recreation Leader on a part-time basis. She then held various jobs, including security guard, production supervisor, house cleaner, bus driver, and to her delight, earned her CNA license in 2009 and Home Health Aide certificate in 2010.
Judy moved to Nevada County from Fremont, CA, and eventually she and her partner made their home in Camptonville, Calif. Judy was a dedicated member of United Methodist Church in North San Juan. She was instrumental in arranging a bus service for Camptonville–a Nevada County bus system for Yuba County. She was a Relay for Life Team Leader/Chair for several years and was working with a Moonshine Road/Camptonville group on emergency preparedness at the time of her diagnosis, eventually acquiring “A Pet Lives Here” stickers for residents to place on windows to alert firefighters. She loved playing recreational softball, hiking, and kayaking.
Judy is survived by her sister Laurie Krofcheck; brother-in-law Barry Dobrowsky; brother Mike (Donna) Morris; sister-in-law Sandy Morris; nieces and nephews Susie (Mike) Haren, Debbie (Michael) Morris, Julie (Rob) Patrick, Stephen (Allison) Morris, Michelle (Mike) Wilson; great-nieces and nephews Michael Gerard Morris, Matthew Morris, Natalie Morris, Reese Wilson, Kensington Patrick, Michael Gene Morris, Abigail Patrick, Brooklyn Wilson; great-great-nephew Brylen Morris.
Judy was preceded in death by her partner of 26 years, Paula Goodman, loving parents Eileen and Stanley S. Morris, and brother Stanley S. Morris, III.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sammie’s Friends http://www.sammiesfriends.org or Hospice of the Foothills.
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