Connie was born in Ohio and raised in San Mateo, CA with her brother Tom and sisters Martha and Suzanne. After graduating from high school, she had several jobs, including at a law firm and at a company that provided cruises on San Francisco Bay. While she was working, she earned her business degree from Saint Mary’s College of California while living in the beautiful town of Sausalito on the bay.
She met her husband, Ted, who lived in Southern California, through a mutual friend at a hot air balloon event in New Mexico. After falling in love, she moved to Southern California and married Ted. Their son Wyatt was born a few years later. The family moved from Southern California to Sante Fe, New Mexico and then to Kirkland, WA in 2004. Connie worked as a principal contracts manager at Computer Associates for 15 years.
Connie’s faith was extremely important to her and she was a member of Northshore Community Church and Bible study group. She was a kind and compassionate women. While she enjoyed many things in life, her son Wyatt was her greatest joy.
As a Seattle Seahawks fan, she became quite the cheerleader during gatherings with friends on game day. Connie was also very creative and made jewelry as her creative expression- providing her family and friends with beautiful necklaces. She also enjoyed fashion, especially hats.
Connie courageously fought cancer twice. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Martha. She is survived by her husband Ted, their son Wyatt, brother Tom, sister Suzanne, niece Jennie, nephews Ben and Nate (Kelly), in-laws Mark, Ben (Nancy), Bonnie (Bob), Marcie (Paul), uncle Dan (Betsy), cousins Ellen, Kathy, Larry, Laurie, Missa, Susan and Tim. Donations in Connie’s memory can be made to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.