CAROL YOUNG 4/5/1950 - 5/7/2013 Carol Young of Spring Valley Lake passed away May 7, 2013, after a spirited struggle with breast cancer. She was born in Derry, NH, on April 5, 1950, and grew up in that area, moving to Southern California as a young woman. An outdoor enthusiast, Carol met her future husband, Bob Young, on a Sierra Club hike. They were married May 19, 1984. Carol Young worked as a Business Manager for the Dairy Industry for several years. After Carol and Bob built their home in Spring Valley Lake, Carol worked for the Victor Elementary School District, first at Liberty School as a Library Media Tech. She then became the Administrative Assistant to Lynn Bunnell, Asst. Superintendent for Curriculum and Educational Services. Growing up in New Hampshire, Carol excelled as a downhill skier. In So. California she skied in the local mountains and became an avid hiker with her husband, making many friends. Carol and Bob also enjoyed music and theater in Southern California with friends. As an accomplished knitter, she gifted several family members with her creations. She shared her love of reading and exchanging books with all. Carol Young is survived by her husband, Bob Young, of Spring Valley Lake; her brother, Robert Moher and her step-mother, Anita Boudreau, of Manchester, NH. Carol is also survived by her aunt and uncle, Marlene and Dick Thompson, and several cousins in NH. She will be greatly missed by them and by Bob Young's extensive family. She was pre-deceased by her parents, William and Mildred Moher. Special thanks is given to Dr. Nanda Biswas of Victorville and Dr. George Somlo, City of Hope, and the Visiting Nurse Association-Hospice of Victorville. To celebrate Carol Young's life, the Memorial will be held at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 15757 St. Timothy Road, Apple Valley, CA, at 11:00a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, with a reception following at the family home. In lieu of flowers, any donation may be made to: www.healthwellfoundation.org; P.O. Box 4133, Gaithersburg, MD 20885
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Published in the Daily Press on May 15, 2013