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Dorothy Marie Briggs

October 12, 1928 ~ May 23, 2018 (age 89)

Dorothy Marie Briggs born Dorothy Marie Johnson passed peacefully on May 23, 2018 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Monterey.  Born to Ernest and Dorothy Johnson in Pueblo, CO she is preceded in death by her husband Lloyd Briggs, brother Ernest Johnson, and daughter-in-law Deborah Briggs.  Dorothy is survived by her two children, daughter Judy Briggs-Luckert(Robert) and son Lyle Briggs both of Monterey,  two grandchildren, Joseph "Joey" Lamb(Victoria) and Daniel Luckert(Jillian) and four great-grandchildren, Eleanor, Emilia, Mary and Jace.
Dorothy was a lifelong teacher with the MPUSD with over 35 years.  She was heavily involved in volunteering at many local civic organizations notably CHOMP and The Cooper Store.  She traveled extensively through Europe and abroad.  She was an avid reader and loved quilting.  She will be remembered  for her many selfless acts of kindness, her sense of humor and her kind heart.
Dorothy's family would like to thank the Sunrise Senior Living staff, Heartland Hospice and Judy's mother-in-law who has always been by our side to help and support Dorothy and her family every step of the way.
Private family services will be held at a later date.  To honor Dorothy, donations may be made in her memory to: The Ataxia Foundation,
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