Lynda J. Parker passed away peacefully of natural causes on Friday, November 5, 2021.
Lynda Jane Parker was born on January 5, 1938. She was the eldest of 3 children born to Charles and Juanita Parker. She is survived by her brother David Parker of Oregon, his wife Connie and their family, as well as, her brother Alan Parker of New Zealand, his wife Ailsa and their family.
Lynda grew up in West Pittsburg, CA. She was a graduate of both Mount Diablo High School in Concord, CA, as well as, San Francisco State. She also attended Sacramento State, earning her Master’s Degree in Psychology.
Lynda was a longtime resident of El Dorado County with many friends in the area. She first moved to Placerville in 1972. She worked for the county as a law clerk for the Honorable Lloyd Hamilton, Superior Court Judge until he retired.
Lynda then began a career in Social Services. She worked at New Morning Youth and Family Services located in Placerville as a therapist for many years. She loved working with children.
Lynda has always been active in El Dorado County. She was an accomplished violinist. She was a past president of the Sierra Symphony, as well as, an active member of Mother Lode Friends of Music.
Lynda had a great love of animals. She opened her home, as well as, her ranch through the years to animals who needed to be rescued.
Lynda was an independent spirit with a love of travel and culture. She was much admired and loved by her entire family and we will miss her dearly. A private family service will be held at a later date.
To honor Lynda’s memory donations can be made to:
El Dorado County Animal Services
6435 Capitol Ave
Diamond Springs, Ca 95619