Dawn M. Olstad|
May 18, 1965 - June 6, 2014
Resident of Pleasanton
Dawn M. Olstad passed away June 6th, 2014 after battling colon cancer. She peacefully left this life on earth with all of her family by her side.
Born in Walnut Creek, CA on May 18th 1965, Dawn grew up in Los Alamos, NM. She graduated from Los Alamos High School and continued on to receive a Bachelor's Degree from UC San Diego.
Dawn worked as a management consultant for many years before accepting the prestigious job of stay-at-home Mom to care for her two beautiful girls. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and was the master of party planning for her children's parties. She was an active volunteer at Hearst Elementary School.
Dawn is survived by her husband Rob, her beloved children Lauren and Ashley Olstad, her mother and father Bonnie and John Bolstad, her brother Troy Bolstad, and her sister Nanette Gudenkauf (Mark) and their family.
A celebration of her life will be held at Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, CA on Friday June 13th, 2014 at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Sandra J. Wing Foundation or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Published in Contra Costa Times on June 10, 2014