Visitacion P. Bayan

Visitacion P. Bayan was born on 11-30-32 in Manila, Philippines and passed away on 2/11/13 surrounded by her loving family. She loved Eureka when she lived with her daughter Ruby. She enjoyed her morning walks on the deck over looking the bay and the ocean surrounded by redwood trees. She loved plants and planted fruit trees and roses too many to count.She had her Masters degree and doctorate from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, CA. She retired as a teacher from LAUSD.She was the ultimate form of kindness and thoughtfulness and will give to those who are in need even when she did not have anything left for herself. She was high spirited and very determined and opinionated traits she passed on to her daughters. She raised very strong Bayan women. She was the guiding light and the rock of the family.Her family is what they are now because of her. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Jovito C. Bayan and left behind her children, Ruby Bayan MD (Steve Sanders), Rey Bayan (Rita),Grace Bayan RN and Joy Bayan- Hurley(Brooks Hurley) and her grand children Jennifer, Nina, Robert, Stacey,, Jay, Bryan, Steven, Erick, Justin and her beloved dog, Bingo. Internment was at the Eternal Hills, Oceanside, CA on February 19, 2013. Please sign the guestbook at, click on obits.

Published in Eureka Times-Standard on Feb. 21, 2013