VENTURA, KATHRYN GAINOR Kathryn Gainor Ventura, 60, lost her courageous battle with cancer on January 29, 2013 in Chesapeake, VA. Kathy grew up in Virginia Beach but made her home in San Diego. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Angelo and her sister, Deborah Miller and her husband, Buddy of Chesapeake. Details of a celebration of Kathy's life will be announced when they become available at www.FamilyChoiceFunerals.com, where memories and condolences can be shared online with the family. Those desiring may make memorial contributions in her name to the San Diego Zoo (www.sandiegozoo.org).

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Feb. 4, 2013