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Amy Louise Nash Touchet


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Amy Louise Nash Touchet Obituary
Touchet, Amy Louise Nash LOS GATOS, CA -- Amy Louise Nash Touchet, 33 years young of Los Gatos, CA, passed away on February 27, 2014. She fought a courageous 7-month battle against a rare neuroendocrine gastric carcinoma (NET). Born in Millington, Tennessee May 17, 1980. Amy was married January 2, 2004 in San Diego, CA. She is survived by her loving husband Paul Louis Touchet and two young children Noah and Ashlyn, her parents, Dr. Ronald and Sarah Nash, siblings Erin, Allison and Andrew, grandmother Barbara Luse, in-laws Earl and Sharreen Touchet and a large extended family. She attended Radford University on a soccer scholarship where she was a standout player. She obtained her Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. Amy was passionate about her work at Santa Clara County, CA Children's Services where she treated young children in Gilroy and San Jose for the last 9 years. Amy was an avid runner. She was proud to run the Women's Nike Marathon annually with Team "A" in honor of two young leukemia patients. Amy touched many people throughout her life in her service to others. She demonstrated an amazing amount of grace and courage throughout her journey. She has been an inspiration to her village and will be remembered until eternity - kind. She had a strong faith that she practiced daily, as a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints Los Gatos Ward. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday, March 3, 2014. Viewing 10 a.m., Service 11:00 a.m. 15985 Rose Ave., Los Gatos, CA. For additional information regarding her services view her Journal at: www.caringbridge.org/visit/AmyTouchet. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Amy Touchet be made to support the work of Dr. Emily Bergsland at UCSF. Please make checks out to UCSF and on the memo line or an accompanying piece of paper, write "Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Fund (B2673) in memory of Amy Touchet." Contributions can be sent to UCSF c/o Sarah Krumholz, P.O. Box 45339, San Francisco, CA 94145-0339.
Published in U-T San Diego on Mar. 2, 2014
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