December 23, 1947 ~ March 30, 2022
Born in: Portland, OR
Resided in: Livermore, CA
KATHY GYGAX beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend unexpectedly passed away on March 30, 2022 at the age of 74. Kathy is survived by her husband Frank Gygax, three children Kelly Gygax, Erik Gygax and Courtney Nuno (Albert Nuno son-in-law) and 5 grandchildren: Bailey, Nolan, Kinley, Jase and Trey. She is also survived by her brother Steve Vogler (Robin sister-in-law), mother-in-law (Yvonne Moriarty) and sisters-in-law (Lynn Gygax) and (Suzanne Anest). Kathy’s Father (Neil Vogler), Mother (Barbara Vogler), younger brother (Ken Vogler), father-in-law (Frank Gygax) and brother-in-law (Mike Gygax) predeceased her.
Kathy was born in Portland, Oregon and moved with her family to the Bay Area at a young age. Kathy grew up in Fremont, California where she met the love of her life, Frank, at Washington High School. Frank and Kathy became high school sweethearts and were married for 54 wonderful years. They raised 3 children in Fremont and loved to spend summers with the swim team and on camping trips. Kathy spent many years working within Fremont Unified School District, as well as helping Frank at Highlands Swim Club. After Kathy retired in 2008, they moved to Livermore to be closer to their family and enjoyed many trips to various parts of the world.
Kathy had many passions including reading, movies, traveling and shopping. Most of all she loved being with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren. Kathy’s energy was contagious and everyone loved to be around her fun, kind hearted, loving personality. She will be missed tremendously by her family and friends and her love will live on in everyone she knew.
Services will be held at American High School Gymnasium in Fremont, California on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 2 pm. Flowers are welcome and if you would like you can also make a donation to the Cancer charity of your choice.