Sylvia Ann (Kovarik) Bacigalupi Resident of Novato died peacefully in her home on May 03, 2014. She was born in Cook County, Illinois to Vladimer and Pauline Kovarik, on December 21, 1936. Sylvia was preceded in death by her devoted and loving husband of 40 years, Dante F. Bacigalupi. Upon graduation from Northwestern University
with a Masters Degree in Psychology she moved to San Francisco where she met Dante. They were long time residents of Novato. She is survived by her daughter-in-law Lori Bacigalupi of Norman, OK and two grandchildren, Forrest Bacigalupi of New Orleans and Serene Bacigalupi of New York. She is also survived by a large and loving extended family and numerous loyal friends. Sylvia was an avid gardener and animal whisperer. She loved anything with fur and four legs. Funeral arrangements will be private. The family requests donations be made to the Marin Humane Society in lieu of flowers. Arrangements entrusted to Keaton's Redwood Chapel.