OBITUARY

Jayne Lee Gasperson

April 20, 1931July 26, 2022

IN THE CARE OF

The Paul Mortuary

JAYNE DIX GASPERSON, APRIL 1931 – JULY 26, 2022 Jayne Gasperson passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. She was born in Hollywood, Ca. to LeGrande and Dorothy Dix. She and her parents moved to Monterey in 1938, where LeGrande built their home. Jayne graduated from Pacific Grove High School in 1949 and married the love of her life, Don Gasperson. Don and Jayne made their home in Pacific Grove where they raised their two sons, Gary and Brent. Jayne was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an avid fan of her family’s activities and sporting events. Jayne and Don had been married for 61 years. Jayne loved Pacific Grove and would often volunteer to help with various functions. She was involved with the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce, President of the Garden Club, Volunteer Fire Department, Pacific Grove parks (where she tended to various gardens around town). She also volunteered at the Monterey Bay Aquarium for over 20 years. Jayne was in the first Butterfly Parade held. She truly loved keeping up with the Pacific Grove High School Alumni and volunteered, writing articles for the Alumni newsletter. Jayne enjoyed organizing her class of “49” annual reunions. She was proud to be a Pacific Grove “Breaker”! Jayne made many friends throughout the Monterey Peninsula, and whenever there was a request for a donation, Jayne was happy to give. She will be missed by those that were blessed to know her. Jayne is survived by her two sons, Gary (Jane) Gasperson and Brent (Monica) Gasperson; her loving Grandchildren: Joey (Bekah) Gasperson, Lia Blackmon, Michael (Mandy) Gasperson and Jordan Gasperson, and her precious Great Grandchildren, Bella, Hudson, Harper, Gunner and another Great Granddaughter on the way! Jayne was preceded in death by her loving husband, Don (Chief) Gasperson, and her parents, LeGrande and Dorothy Dix. As per Jayne’s wishes, there will be private family services only. In a spirit of her love of community, the family suggests that donations be made in Jayne’s memory to your favorite charity. Living a full life at 91, one of her favorite quotes that hung on the wall was “Old age is not for Sissies“.

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