JAQUELINE JACQUI PRESENT 60, died peacefully at her home in Santa Fe, July 23, 2013. Jacqui grew up in White Plains, NY and Tucson, AZ and attained a MFA from Hunter College in New York City. She was a massage therapist, artist, and teacher, beloved as a therapist and inspiration in Santa Fe. Jacqui is survived by her sister Patti Present of Carbondale, CO and life partner Steven Davis of Santa Fe. She was preceded in death by her father David H. Present and her mother Doris Bernhard. As a child, Jacqui was a champion swimmer. She became a successful artist and teacher, and then devoted her life to massage therapy. Jacqui loved hiking and the New Mexico landscape. Please make donations to Palliative Care Services of Santa Fe, 839 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501, or the Jacqui Present Memorial at Los Alamos National Bank. A memorial service will take place in the near future.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900