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Sheryl Lynn Macauley


06/25/1961 - 05/29/2015 Obituary
Sheryl Lynn Macauley Obituary
Sheryl was born in Pasadena to Joyce and Norman Wright and raised in Long Beach, California. She was an active and creative child. She attended Biola University for a year and then embarked upon her career as a nail technician and artist. Sheryl developed and designed numerous new styles of nail art, and competed in nail art shows across the country. She taught this procedure nationally, including the New York Fashion Show and traveled and taught internationally. She won many awards for her creative designs. Sheryl also wrote articles for a national nail magazine as well as contributed to a book with her father Making Peace with Your Mom and illustrated two of her dad's books on fishing. She authored her own materials including a training manual for the nail industry.
She met her husband Bill, in Long Beach, CA, and they were married in 1988. They moved to Bakersfield where Bill joined the city fire department. They adopted their daughter Shaelyn in October 2001.
Sheryl was very close to her mother who preceded her in death in 2007 and she was very influenced in her walk and relationship with the Lord by her mother and grandmother.
Sheryl struggled with her health the past few years but her passing was unexpected.
She leaves behind her husband Bill, daughter Shaelyn as well as numerous relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 6th at Greenlawn Funeral Home on Panorama in Bakersfield.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 4, 2015
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