Jessica Beate Gavasse
September 23, 1964 - July 3, 2021
Jessica Beate Gavasse, née Rothbucher, longtime resident of Santa Cruz County died on July 3, 2021 after a two year courageous battle with cancer. She was born on September 23, 1964 in San Francisco. She and her family lived in Monterey before moving to Santa Cruz in the early 1970's. Jessica graduated from Santa Cruz High and received her undergraduate degree from UCSC and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UOP. After completing an internship in San Diego, she returned to Santa Cruz County and worked as a pharmacist. In 1997 she was married and raised her two boys in Aptos.
Jessica enjoyed the outdoors with activities such as golfing, surfing, hiking, snowboarding, mountain biking, windsurfing, sailing, paddle boarding and wake boarding. She was also musical and played the piano and the flute.
Jessica is survived by her sons Nicolas and Cody Gavasse, their father Mark Gavasse, her mother Thea Rothbucher, sister Sandra Rothbucher, many loving relatives both domestic and abroad and many friends.
A private Celebration of Life for Jessica was held in August. View the online memorial for Jessica Beate Gavasse
Published by Santa Cruz Sentinel on Sep. 19, 2021.