Debbie Wolcott

Obituary of Debbie Wolcott

Deborah Lynn Wolcott passed away of natural causes at the age of 60. Born in Fairfield, California on August 23, 1960 the daughter of Edward and Rosalind Lake. She grew up in Santa Cruz and attended Harbor High School and Cabrillo Junior College. She later lived in McCall, Idaho, Juneau, Alaska before settling in Roseburg, Oregon.

In her spare time, Debbie enjoyed gardening, hiking, was an avid reader and a student of nutrition. She enjoyed 1970's rock n roll music, and was especially fond of Stevie Nicks. She was also an advocate of Save Our Shores.

Deborah was survived by her husband Jim Wolcott; daughter, Haley Wolcott Gentry; father, Edward Lake; siblings, Pam Samuelson and Eric Lake and her granddaughter, Rosalind Gentry. She is also survived by two nephews and numerous uncles and aunts. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosalind Lake and her niece Sarah Lake.

Ode to Debbie

Seven days ago today

Sweet Deborah went on her way

She went to knock on Heaven's door

To be with loved ones that had gone before

As I bent over, her forehead I kissed

Whispered in her ear, Love you are already missed

On the wings of a dove I picture she flew

Dearest Deb know that we all love you

Just take the Lord by his hand

and let him show you the land

Where you have gone, you are not alone

The light of God, upon you, surely has shown

R.I.P.   My love

Written by her husband Jim Wolcott

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