July 25, 2013
8 months and 26 days since
our celebration.
On July 25, 2013 the life of Cathy Fisher will be celebrated during a service and reception at Hakone Gardens in Saratoga, California. This celebration will take place from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
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Catherine Ann Fisher, 57, of Los Gatos, CA, passed away peacefully on June 23, 2013, with family by her side.
 
Cathy is survived by her husband Bill Fisher, daughters Stacey Fisher and Sarah Fisher Hastings, son-in-law Charles Hastings, and siblings Ethel Birchler (Keith), John Clauss, David Clauss (Ellen), and Beth Batten (Andrew).
 
She was born on April 12, 1956 in Pontiac, Michigan, and received a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Michigan. Although she started her career as a chemist, she later discovered her true passion was teaching. She taught at Daves Avenue Elementary School for 18 years. Her students will remember her quick laugh, fun projects, and storytelling.
 
Never one to sit still, she loved to travel, cheer on the Sharks, take art and cooking classes, and spend time with friends and family. She was a rule breaker, always with a twinkle in her eyes, and was quick to offer advice.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.