Catherine Elizabeth Scotlan
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Catherine Elizabeth Scotlan (Cathey) Resident of Oakland, CA Daughter of the late George P. and Christine Scotlan passed away on April 13, 2012 after a long illness. She was 42. Cathey was the loving sister of Robert (Patricia), Laura, Barbara and Joyce Scotlan. Cathey was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Priscilla, and her brother John. A native of Oakland, Cathey graduated from Sacred Heart Elementary School, Holy Names High School and the University of the Pacific (UOP) in Stockton, CA. Cathey was a powerful force on the UOP Tigers Women's Volleyball team from 1987 to 1990 where she earned Big West honors and was a two-time All-American. Following her collegiate career, Cathey played professional volleyball in Italy and Switzerland. She is also survived by her niece Tanya, great niece, Nailah, and a host of other family and friends. The Rosary Service will be held on Thursday, April 19, at 7:00 PM at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 20 at 11:00 AM at St. Columba Catholic Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. In lieu of flowers, donations can made in Cathey's name to Starlings Volleyball Club ( or Holy Names High School, (http://www.hnhsoakland. org/SupportingHNHS/SupportingHNHS.htm). The family would like to thank the staff of Alta Bates/Herrick Hospital for their excellent and compassionate care.

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Published in Inside Bay Area from Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 2012.
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April 26, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Scotlan family.

The Jensen Family
Melissa Jensen
April 22, 2012
As I revisit the events of the last few days reality hits that another one of my classmates and friends as gone home. Cathey you were a blessing to all your sisters and alumna of HNHS class of 86 and all the 80s. We truly are blessed to have had you. You will live on in memory forever
Angela Gutierrez
April 22, 2012
From the family of Rodger Moore, our hearts and love are with you all. May God bless you. Samella, Stephanie & Arthur Moore.
April 22, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of the death of Cathy. May God's peace be upon the family in this time of grief.

The Kee Family
Kimberly Kee (Edwards)
April 22, 2012
Sending condolences and our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Cathey is gone but never forgotten. She is watching you from above, your Angel.Peace be with you.

The Hudson Family
~Deborah Giles (Harris)~
April 20, 2012
Being a long time admirer of the Scotlan family let me express my deepest condolences.Peace be with you Cathey and also with your family.
Tony Fredotovich
April 20, 2012
Cathey...a great, fierce competitor ....and yet a kind, greater friend...we will miss you. I remember how your presence and smile would light up the room....Cathey was everyone's friend.

Our prayers are with you and your family.
Dell Demps
April 19, 2012
The entire Scotlan family are in my prayers.
Christina Hurst
April 19, 2012
Our prayers are with you....
Tanya Hammond & Family
April 19, 2012
My prayers of peace and comfort go to Cathey's family and friends in this very difficult time of grief.
Laurel Covington
April 19, 2012
veronica garcia
April 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Our dear Cathey has now gone home; her long ordeal is over. May her passing bring you peace and memories of happier times and good volleyball games console you.

Love and prayers,
Sister Kathleen Callaway
Sister Kathleen Callaway
April 18, 2012
God Bless the family in this time of sorrow. Our Heart Sympathy extended from our family to yours.
The Williams Family-Phylliss SH c/o 77, HN c/o 81. Van (Lee) SH c/o 75 SM c/o 79.
Phylliss Williams
April 18, 2012
I'll be praying forthwith Scotlan family. God Bless. Clarence Jenkins St. Mary's High 71'
clarence jenkins
April 18, 2012
I'll be praying forthwith Scotlan family. God Bless. Clarence Jenkins St. Mary's High 71'
clarence jenkins
April 18, 2012
My condolences to the Scotlan Family and prayers to you.

The Thomas Family
Marilyn Thomas
April 18, 2012
From the Whittaker /Banez family! Rest in peace!
gail whittaker/banez
April 18, 2012
Beautiful inside and out an inspiration and joy to all who knew her. The gift of her presence was cherished and will be missed. One word for cathey is amazing, the warmth of her presence had a universal comfort. Thank you father for the honor of her presence no matter how brief.
Desiree Robinson
April 18, 2012
Sending the love and support of all of us at Holy Names High School.

Sister Sally Slyngstad, SNJM
Sally Slyngstad
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