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Carol Jeanne Boucher Accosta
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1944
Conrad
Pondera County
Montana, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2013
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

The daughter of Rose Marie Gagnon and Walden J. Thomas Boucher. Although born with spinal bifida, Carol never let it define her life. She graduated from Great Falls Central High School in 1962 and Montana State University at Bozeman in 1967 with a business degree and art minor.

She met Lawrence "Larry" Ray Lewis in Idaho and there were married on 16 June 1968 in Washington. Following their marriage, they moved to California, where their only daughter was born. The family lived in several areas of California: Eureka, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Carpenteria. In 1986 Larry died and Carol started a career in interior decoration.

Carol met Richard Accosta in Santa Barbara and they married in 1997. Together they enjoyed traveling across the country in their airstream trailer visiting family and friends. Summers were spent at their cabin in Glacier Park. Following an automobile accident in which both received serious injuries they retired to Daly City to be close to Carol's daughter and grandchildren.

"It's OK to have too much fun"

Carol was adventurous, strong and determined and kept moving through life right up to the end. She was also inventive, positive and compassionate. Her proximity to her grandchildren and her devotion to spending time with them will always be treasured. Carol was an excellent coversationalist who thrived on lively debate. Her adventurous spirit and curious mind led her to many interests, experiences and people who have become a part of her story. She said she had an amazing life filled with so many people and events she never could have imagined.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Rose Marie Gagnon Boucher (1912 - 1989)
 
 Spouse:
  Lawrence Ray Lewis (1938 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Created by: Leslie Mina Riecke
Record added: Jul 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113570921
Carol Jeanne <i>Boucher</i> Accosta
Added by: Leslie Mina Riecke
 
Carol Jeanne <i>Boucher</i> Accosta
Added by: Leslie Mina Riecke
 
 
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