It was a beautiful day in Coto de Caza to Celebrate Sally’s Life, Recovery and Birthday<br />
Colorful balloons greeted the guests<br />
Drake and Coral, our nephew and niece flew in from Colorado to surprise Sally.                                      Drake ...
JetBlue crewmembers flew in from New York and Oakland<br />
Old friends mingled and kids played<br />
The weather was perfect for spending an afternoon outdoors<br />
Young and old began jumping into the pool<br />
Barry and Nancy enjoyed their grandkids also at the party<br />
Sally’s primary neurosurgeon, Dr. Kim (left) and Mike Whalen helped celebrate the occasion<br />
Dr. Kim brought his wife and two beautiful kids<br />
Family, friends, neighbors, co-workers all enjoyed the beautiful day! <br />
Our friend and musician Don Covel performed for hours. <br />
Vince (upper right) has taken a renewed interest in photography. Most of the photos in this slide show were taken by him.<...
Sally loved joining Don with a James Taylor rendition<br />
A group photo was taken after a singing tribute was performed by all.<br />
New and old connections<br />
A detailed pictorial covering Sally’s entire life was on display<br />
Many discovered new aspects of Sally’s life<br />
Fresh oysters were shucked and served all afternoon<br />
Our Palm Reader allowed everyone to learn more about their respective futures<br />
Delicious barbecue was provided by Wood Ranch<br />
Sally’s critical care nurse, Michelle could finally relax away from the hospital<br />Critical care nurse, Michelle could ...
The “Celebration of Life” birthday cake was displayed<br />
Family was reunited<br />
Drake had never attempted Karaoke and had Coral in uncontrollable laughter<br />
Trisha performed a beautiful song Acapella<br />
Don asked Dr. Kim and Michelle to the gazebo allowing us both to thank them for their fabulous care and compassion<br />
Both Sally and I were thrilled that these health care professionals would take the time to participate in her “Celebration...
Sally paid tribute to all who traveled to be there<br />
Hugs and kisses for all. Two uninvited neighborhood         pets made an appearance.<br />
Ravi (left) took some of these great pictures. Erni and Mike connected again.<br />
Later in the afternoon Bob Gilliland, SR-71 “Blackbird” Chief Test Pilot and 93 year old Louis Zamperini, Olympian and Jap...
Everyone wanted their picture taken with these amazing legends<br />
Bob and Louis told amazing stories about their escapades<br />
Tati had everyone in hysterics with her many faces and antics<br />
This was clearly one of Sally’s happiest days since her surgical ordeal<br />
We both wish to thank everyone who attended this party and all who have supported us both through this life-changing exper...
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Sally's "Celebration Of Life" Birthday Party

  1. 1. It was a beautiful day in Coto de Caza to Celebrate Sally’s Life, Recovery and Birthday<br />
  2. 2. Colorful balloons greeted the guests<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. Drake and Coral, our nephew and niece flew in from Colorado to surprise Sally. Drake demonstrated his bartending talents. <br />
  5. 5. JetBlue crewmembers flew in from New York and Oakland<br />
  6. 6. Old friends mingled and kids played<br />
  7. 7. The weather was perfect for spending an afternoon outdoors<br />
  8. 8. Young and old began jumping into the pool<br />
  9. 9. Barry and Nancy enjoyed their grandkids also at the party<br />
  10. 10. Sally’s primary neurosurgeon, Dr. Kim (left) and Mike Whalen helped celebrate the occasion<br />
  11. 11. Dr. Kim brought his wife and two beautiful kids<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Family, friends, neighbors, co-workers all enjoyed the beautiful day! <br />
  14. 14. Our friend and musician Don Covel performed for hours. <br />
  15. 15. Vince (upper right) has taken a renewed interest in photography. Most of the photos in this slide show were taken by him.<br />
  16. 16. Sally loved joining Don with a James Taylor rendition<br />
  17. 17. A group photo was taken after a singing tribute was performed by all.<br />
  18. 18. New and old connections<br />
  19. 19. A detailed pictorial covering Sally’s entire life was on display<br />
  20. 20. Many discovered new aspects of Sally’s life<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22. Fresh oysters were shucked and served all afternoon<br />
  23. 23.
  24. 24. Our Palm Reader allowed everyone to learn more about their respective futures<br />
  25. 25. Delicious barbecue was provided by Wood Ranch<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Sally’s critical care nurse, Michelle could finally relax away from the hospital<br />Critical care nurse, Michelle could finally relax away from the hospital<br />
  28. 28. The “Celebration of Life” birthday cake was displayed<br />
  29. 29. Family was reunited<br />
  30. 30. Drake had never attempted Karaoke and had Coral in uncontrollable laughter<br />
  31. 31. Trisha performed a beautiful song Acapella<br />
  32. 32. Don asked Dr. Kim and Michelle to the gazebo allowing us both to thank them for their fabulous care and compassion<br />
  33. 33. Both Sally and I were thrilled that these health care professionals would take the time to participate in her “Celebration of Life”<br />
  34. 34. Sally paid tribute to all who traveled to be there<br />
  35. 35. Hugs and kisses for all. Two uninvited neighborhood pets made an appearance.<br />
  36. 36. Ravi (left) took some of these great pictures. Erni and Mike connected again.<br />
  37. 37.
  38. 38. Later in the afternoon Bob Gilliland, SR-71 “Blackbird” Chief Test Pilot and 93 year old Louis Zamperini, Olympian and Japanese prisoner of war camp survivor joined the festivities<br />
  39. 39. Everyone wanted their picture taken with these amazing legends<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Bob and Louis told amazing stories about their escapades<br />
  42. 42. Tati had everyone in hysterics with her many faces and antics<br />
  43. 43. This was clearly one of Sally’s happiest days since her surgical ordeal<br />
  44. 44. We both wish to thank everyone who attended this party and all who have supported us both through this life-changing experience. It is times like these that one realizes how absolutely blessed life can be. Recovery will continue slowly, but surely leading to a long, healthy and full life! <br />

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