Louisa Mary Gonzales (Phillips) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 8, 2018 in Morgan Hill, CA, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 73.
Mary is survived by her loving husband Ralph, devoted daughter and son-in-law Laura and Ray Dzek and their children Johnathon, Sarah, and Christopher of Morgan Hill, CA; daughter and son-in law Ellen and Robert Doig of Cadiz, KY, and grandson Brandon Kelley; son David Braswell of Jacksonville, FL and granddaughters Sydney and Reese. She is predeceased by her parents.
She was a talented artist, author, and teacher. She leaves behind a legacy of original work to learn from and admire. When she wasn’t working on her next creation, you could find her outside. She delighted in sharing her wealth of knowledge of gardening and sustainable living. Her loving wisdom, generosity, and strength will be missed.
Services have been held.