Stephen Paul Lawrence

Nov 13, 1948 - May 4, 2015


Lawrence, Stephen P. Born November 13, 1948, in Sacramento, California; passed away May 4, 2015, at the age of 66. Steve is survived by his wife Kathy Lawrence; mother Geraldine Lawrence; daughter Kristen Quade (Scott); sister Barbara Kinchen; grandsons Connor, Wyatt, and Colton; many beloved nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law Karen, Joann, and Lori. Steve graduated from Mira Loma High School and California State University, Sacramento. He retired from a long and successful career as Claims Manager and Western States Claims Officer at Nationwide Insurance. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved spending time at his treasured cabin in the Sierras fishing, hiking, kayaking, bird-watching, photographing wildflowers and wildlife, and enjoying the peaceful mountain life. He and Kathy also spent much of their time in Mendocino, Pt. Reyes, Napa/Sonoma wine country, and on road trips exploring California. Steve loved spending time with family, especially his three grandsons who brought so much happi ness into his life. Steve will be remembered always as a kind, gentle, and loving man who brought joy, humor, and tenderness into our lives every day. He will be loved and missed forever. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 2:00 p.m., at East Lawn Mortuary, Sierra Hills Memorial Park, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, California 95841; reception immediately following in the St. Francis Hall at the same location. Remembrances in Steve’s name may be made to Sutter Health Oncology, Sutter Care at Home (Hospice), or The Nature Conservancy. – See more at:

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841

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