BUSH, Amanda Kay
Affectionately known as 'Demanda'
Oct. 1, 1970 to June 30, 2013
Passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family, her 'stuff' and her kitty Molly. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio on a Thursday and was an hour old when her grandmother signed her up to join the American Legion Auxiliary. She was the daughter of Patricia Bush and Marlin Bush. She attended elementary school in Roseville, Ohio and then moved to California where she graduated from Casa Roble High School in 1989. Previously worked at Sprint and Bank of America. She loved and was loved by her many friends and could make them smile and laugh. One of her talents was putting on the 'perfect' party for any occasion. All of her friends received her very creative handmade cards for holidays and birthdays and have kept them as keepsakes. Always had to have a new top with matching jewelry. Could not be seen in the same outfit twice and had to be black. Enjoyed many trips to Tahoe with the boys and dice with the girls. Avid old school music lover and would play the jukebox wherever she went. Loved to play pool with her girlfriends. She is survived by her mom Patricia Bush and step-father Lynn Heffington and his sons Chris and Ryan, Uncle Mike Bush of Ohio, Uncle Stephen Berry and family of Texas, Aunt Regina (Fred) Redmond of Arizona, her kitty Molly, Many cousin's in Ohio and Florida. Her special guy Mike Mehan who she loved dearly and many friends. Preceded in death by her father Marlin Bush, Paternal grandparents Raymond and Marjorie Bush, Maternal Grandparents Kay and Don Berry and Uncle Tom Bush. She requested no services and her mom will take her ashes to Ohio to be placed with her dad. Remembrances can be made to American Diabetes Foundation, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or Diabetes.org and to the
, 131 Stuart St., San Francisco, CA 94105 or Kidneyca.org in Amanda's name with notification sent to the family. Condolences can be sent to the family at 2351 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 170, Box 240, Rocklin, CA 95765-4306. God bless Amanda, Remember the good times and all the lives you touched.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on July 7, 2013