Obituary for Sandi Lea Shackelford
Shackelford, Sandi Lea, of Hemet, California passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Hemet Valley Medical Center. She was born Wednesday, May 12, 1943 in Riverside, California and was the daughter of the late Henry and Florence Ashford. She was married to the love of her life, Patrick Parkhurst, for 25 years.
Sandi was passionate about education and spent her nearly 50-year career working her way from teacher, principal, Superintendent of San Jacinto Unified, and eventually retiring from Ventura County Office of Education as the county’s Associate Superintendent. She never stopped furthering her education as she strove to improve the lives of students.
Sandi enjoyed taking classes pertaining to her hobbies she loved gardening, crafting, painting, cooking, and baking. She also enjoyed traveling and going to the theater. She was always positive, very giving, and had an energy and smile about her that would light up a room. If you met her once, you would be in her life forever. She was an amazing mother and Memaw to many children.
Surviving family: Patrick Parkhurst (Husband); Daughter; Kelly Magri (Tony), Angela Jensen (Roy) Brother, Roger Ashford (Alyson); 9 grandchildren; and her precious dog, Hot Rod.
A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Miller-Jones Mortuary located at 1501 W Florida Ave. Hemet, Ca. 92544. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent to the City of Hope Medical Foundation, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Ca. 91010 or also at the following link https://www.facebook.com/kelly.magri.3/posts/1609838919041025