Casie
Our beloved angel, Casie LeeAnn Hyde, entered life March 14, 1989 and departed suddenly December 2, 2005. She was deeply loved and cherished by her mother Kelli Rigby-Hyde (Manhattan Beach), father Rob Hyde (Bothall, WA), grandparents David and Carlene Callahan (Manhattan Beach), Robert and Sandy Hyde (Kernville), uncle and aunt Ken and Diane Parry, cousin Courtney Meister and godparents Jim and Timmi Jandro, as well as many devoted friends. Casie attended Meadows Elementary School, Manhattan Beach Middle School and was currently a junior at Mira Costa High School, where friends described her as "the life of the party." Casie loved sports, the beach and music. She touched many people with her infectious smile and zest for life. She was a beautiful young woman, loved by many, including her boyfriend Mike Archuletta. Casie was looking forward to her senior year and had dreams of studying law at USC. She had just been appointed president of the Avid Program at Mira Costa. She completed her confirmation program last year at American Martyrs Church and had volunteered to work with this year's confirmation candidates. She also volunteered at the Richstone Center and worked as a hostess at Pancho's. We are horribly saddened by the loss of this light in our lives and will miss her terribly. Services will be held at 11am, Saturday, December 10th at American Martyrs Church. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted for: Casie Hyde Memorial Scholarship C/O Sandacre Scholarship Foundation Denise Anderson 701 S. Peck Ave. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 (310) 318- 7337 ext 5022

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  1. To the Family Of Casie L. Hyde, My family and I are very sorry to hear about the loss of your dear loved one. Although we do not know you personally, we certainly understand that the loss of a loved can take its toll on your emotional, mental, physical, and most importantly your spiritual health. The words of comfort found in the Bible at John 5:28,29 have brought comfort to both my family and hopefully yours where it says, ‘All those in the memorial tombs will hear my voice and come out.’ Would you be interested in knowing what is required of us in order to be there? Please, then, feel free to contact me for free Bible based literature. Sincerely, Autumn Prince

  2. Casie will forever be remembered for her great smile, positive attitude, and love of life. We’ll all miss her greatly.

  3. I never got to know Casie. I’m just a reader of The Daily Breeze. My heart goes out to her family and friends. There seems to be only a few extraordinary people left in this world, who help make even the smallest diffence towards others. Casie went way beyond the call of duty as an individual, being a friend and helping those in need. I hope they find the person or people responsible, and soon. May you all find peace and inner strength during this difficult time.

  4. Hello. You do not know me. I recently lost someone close to me as well and just happened to see the obituary in the paper. I was immediately struck with grief about the loss of such a young and beautiful person, with such a bright future ahead. Please accept my condolences and know that even those who’ve never crossed paths with you and your family are feeling your loss and thinking of you during this difficult time.

  5. So sorry to hear about your loss. She was a beautiful girl and I heard many great things about her via my little sister who was Casie’s age and knew her thru friends. My prayers are with your family. God Bless. In Christ, Kelly

  6. KELLI,IWANT YOU TO KNOW THAT IAM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOST SHE WAS LIKE A DAUGHTER TO ME AS WELL I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HER SAYING WHEN SHE WOULD CALL THE OFFICE HI MAMA CAN I SPEAK TO MY OTHER MAMA. I WOULD SAY SURE YOU CAN THIS TIME. I LOVED HER LIKE SHE WAS MY OWN IF THERE IS EVER ANYTHONG I CAN DO FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY LET ME KNOW I LOVE YOU KEL. LOVE OLIVIA, KENNY, AND THE BOYS

  7. I read about Casie in the Daily Breeze, and wanted to express my condolences. I never got to know her personally, but from reading the article, she seemed like a very happy, unselfish person, who was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. My deepest heartfelt sympathy goes to Casie’s family and everyone else who knew her. May God give you all inner strength during this difficult time.

  8. Kelli – We are so sadden by your loss of Casie. She was a beautiful young lady, who always had a smile on her face. We are greatful that we had the opportunity to know her and we will miss her. Love, Don and Terri

  9. Carlene and Dave – We never had the honor of knowing Casie and we can only imagine the terrible loss you and the rest of her family are feeling. Please know that all of you will be in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. Love, Bret and Karen

  10. I am so sorry for your loss. I have a 16 year old daughter and worry everyday. I can’t even imagine what you are going through. Your daughter was a beautiful girl I am sure inside and out.

  11. Carlene I was so shocked to hear such sad news. My sympathies are with you and all of your family. I remember as Casie was growing up all of the Halloween costumes you made for her and how proud you were of all of her many accomplishments. My Prayers are with you and your family Barbara Smith

  12. i am sorry for your loss. i remember the first day i ever meet casie she was a very bright girl and a beautiful girl and im never going to forget her she will allways be in my heart we will miss her love.james:(

  13. I have followed this sad story. I, too, have 3 teenagers, all 15 and older. I worry about bringing them up in this world. I know you will miss her tremendously, but please remember that God is in control. We may never know why, in our time here on earth, this happened, but I hope that knowing Cassie is with him now brings you some comfort. My love and prayers are with you.

  14. I am so sorry for your loss, She will always be with you. I have daughters and I cannot imagine the pain your going through.Let her rest in Peace the lord will care for her now.

  15. Carleen, David, Kelli & family – May the deep, deep saddens in your hearts be somewhat filled with all the love and prays from all.

  16. Carleney & David I can’t imagine anything more tragic or horrible than what has happened and the pain and suffering that is associated with it. I have this knot in the pit of my stomach from thinking about it. As we have heard before, “God did not mean for us to have to bury our children and especially grandchildren.” May the peace of the Lord be with you.

  17. Carlene & David – I will never forget the joy in your eyes each time you spoke of Casie. It was also equally as joyful to see Casie’s eyes when she was with you. May God grant you comfort and many happy memories of Casie.

  18. Casie was in my small group on last year’s American Martyrs winter retreat. I was the core member of the Life Teen group. She was a joy to be around, a very vivacious and outgoing girl who truly had a zest for life. You are in my prayers, as well as many others who knew or ever came in contact with Casie. God Bless, Tracy Mlakar

  19. Dear Kelli, Rob, & Family We are so sorry to have heard about Casie. We remember her in our home (daycare). We often wondered about her as she was growing up to be a wonderful young lady. We will always keep her in our hearts & remember the wonderful memories of her. With Deepest Sympathy, The Dela Cerna Family (Charlotte, Bill, & Steph)

  20. Dear Kelli – It saddens me deeply to be contacting you after all these years under such difficult circumstances. Having known Casie since kindergarten, and having had the honor and privilege to teach her in the fifth grade, I want you to know that she will remain in my heart forever. She was a very special girl then, and it is oh-so-obvious what a fine young woman she became. I will always remember her bubbly personality, her kind heart, and those wacky 4th and 5th grade talent show performances she did with my son Austin. May she rest in peace, and may you feel comforted by the thoughts and prayers of so many of us who are grieving with you.

  21. Kelli- When I recieved the devistating news about Casie my heart just broke.I couldn’t believe that the little girl that I knew and nikki would play with while we were out was gone. I think of you everyday and it is all I can do not to start crying, I can’t even begin to imagine what you are feeling. I want you to know that the high school soccer girls of the south bay are all sharing in this tradgic loss of such a beautiful young girl, nikki shared with me that they had discussed it during practice on monday. Please know that if there is anything you may need don’t hesitate to contact me. We will all miss Casie she has touched all those that knew her. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May Casie be the angel that watch over you the rest of your days. We love you and Casie!! Tammy and Nikki

  22. Dear Carlene & David, We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of your sweet Casie. We had the pleasure of meeting her and were so impressed with her beautiful spirit and happy face. Please know we are thinking of you and pray for you and your family. Our love to you always, Jim and Evelyn Brandon

  23. Dearest Hyde Family, I never met casie but remember her grandmother Sandy as she talked about her with pride. Our family is sadden at the news of your loss and hold you all in our hearts and thoughts during this difficult time.

  24. Dear Hyde Family, As a distant relative of Casie’s boyfriend, Michael, I want to let you know that you are not alone. The sadness is beyond belief for all of us. You and your beautiful Casie remain in our prayers.

  25. I did not know your daughter but I just wanted to send my condolences and let you know that you all are in my prayers. I am a graduate from Mira Costa and live in the area. I just felt that I had to send this message because it saddens me deeply that something like this happened. I hope that whoever is responsible will be brought to justice swiftly. God Bless you all, my thoughts and prayers are with you and I know that you will be reunited with your Angel someday.

  26. I am so very, very sorry for your loss. I am friends with Carlene, and David (Birdie). And I have know Ken and Diane for many years. It is so hard to lose someone you love I know because I have lost someone close to me.You just take one day at a time and think great thoughts of Casie. Please except my condolounes

  27. Carlene, David and Kelli, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one, my heart goes out to you. I can only imagine what you are going through since I am a grandmother myself. May God take you in his arms and comfort you during this time of grief. Hold on to all the happy memories as they will help to comfort you. I remember all of our conversations about planning birthday parties, etc. for Casie. It is simply a tragedy and my prayers go out to you and your family.

  28. To the family, You have made a beautiful tribute to the life of your wonderful daughter Casie. I am praying for all of you. I pray God will welcome Casie and that He will console you and give you peace.

  29. Kelli, I just wanted to share a memory with you the first time Chelsea and I met Casie. We went to your house for a BBQ, and you introduced Chelsea to Casie. After we left Chelsea said, Mom, Casie is so pretty and nice I hope I look like her when I become a teenager. Casie became an instant rolemodel to Chelsea. We send our love and prayers to you and your family. Your little angel is making heaven a brighter, more beautiful, and peaceful place.

  30. Carlene, David & Kelli: I am so sorry for the loss of your ‘beloved angel.’ I cannot EVEN imagine what you all must be going through! I just wanted let you know when I heard Casie was my friends Carlene & Dave’s granddaughter, I just could not believe it and I wanted you to know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time…I have three nieces that I can’t imagine not having in my life… God bless you all!

  31. Kelli- I am not sure if you remember me but I worked with you for a short time at Redondo PD and I am friends with Suzann. We talk of you often and she kept me up to date on you and your life. I too have an only child and I can not even imagine the pain you are going thru. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope all the wonderful memories you shared can get you thru this time. Take care of yourself and let me know if there is anything I can do. Love, Jennifer

  32. Kelli & family, I’am so sorry for your loss. Kelli it has been a long time since we spoke. Do you remember being in our wedding? You brought Casie to your fitting. I thought, she is such a beautiful little girl. I was right. I saw her photo she was just that only she was a young woman. Kelli the road for you and your family will be rough, let the light of her beauty and smile continue to fill your hearts for a lifetime. Kelli if there is anything we can do let me know. I’m so sorry for your pain our prayers are with you and your family. Love, Robert and Dora Thornton & family

  33. Kelli, When I read the paper on Sunday,I couldn’t beleive what I was reading. I don’t know if you remember me from Carson or not,but just had to let you know you are in my prayers.Please remember that Casie will always be in your heart and looking over you.

  34. To the family of Casie: Please accept our deepest sympathy and condolences on your hour of bereavement. We are strangers to one another, though our son also goes to Mira Costa. I can feel your sadness, I will include Casie in my prayers. God bless…keep your faith!

  35. Daniel & I have been very sadden by the loss of such a sweet & wonderful girl. I haven’t seen Casie in years, but I remember her being my favorite little girl when I volunteered every Friday at Meadows. Casie & Daniel were in the same class every year. Casie always reminded me of how her mom & I played soccer together when we were kids & now her & Daniel are growing up together. No words can describe such a loss, but deep inside were all hurting. We will miss her and never forget her.

  36. Dear Kelli, I am very sorry for your loss, it still hasn’t sunk in that the nice, talented, beautiful Casie has left us. I first met Casie in soccer the summer before freshman year at costa. I didn’t know many of the girls because I lived in Redondo and went to Adams Middle School, but Casie and I clicked. She was a great motivator and I felt I could trust her with anything. She comforted me when I told her my fear of going to Mira Costa when most of my friend were going to Redondo. She told me I would always be welcome to hang out with her and her friends. I also shared block english and history and avid with her last year. I know you do not know me but I feel I know you because for all of our personal, emotional projects in english she spoke about you. I know you and your family meant everything to Casie and I hope you know how sorry I am. You will be in my prayers. -Kelsey Reno

  37. Walt and I remember seeing Casie and her Dad this summer,on the Kern river. I remember thinking how nice it was to see them together,as they joked arround with each other. It was so sweet to see the love they had for each other. We have been good friends with Sandy and Robert since we were teens together and have had the joy of watching their family grow. When Casie’s grandparents shared stories of her as they did so ofen,it was always with such pride and love. She was the light in their eyes. All of Casie’s family will be in our prayers now and always. Love, Diane and Walt DuVall

  38. Dear Kelli, I heard what happened and my thoughts,heart & prayers are with you and your family. Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of you. It is hard to find the right words at times like this. Bless you and your family. All my sympathy, Susan Crandall

  39. Kelli, Carlene and David- My family thinks of you everyday since the accident. We pray and hope that you can feel the love of all your friends and family. Casie was so beautiful,smart,nice and funny. When we went to see’The Go-Go’s Concert I(Lorie), sat next to her and she was making me laugh. I looked at her beautiful face and piercing blue eyes, I thought to myself this young girl is so beautiful,nice and fun to talk to. Then I thought of how lucky she was to have Kelli,Carlene and David in her life, I know how much they love her. She was special in many ways, I don’t know all of them, we only met acouple of times. Please know that all of you our in our hearts and that if there is anything at all we can do to help in any way, we are here for you. Love- Jim&LorieFahey, Nicole,Danny,Alexis@Kaden

  40. Kelli, Carlene, Birdie, Ken and Diane – Words can not express our sadness over your loss of Casie. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless Larry and Debbie Alamares

  41. Kelli, I was so shocked when Alwyne & Olivia called me Sunday with the sad news. It is still hard to imagine Casie not been here. It is hard to imagine me not sending you an EMR message to ask you how you & your family are doing. But know that she is in a better place, know that her spirit lives on. It lives on through you, your parents, me and everyone who knew her. I have never suffered a loss such as this and wish to never do so. I am truly sorry & sadden by what has happen. You are always in my prayers. Remember to keep your faith in God because believe it or not he never puts more on you than you can bear. You have our sincere sympathies. Charna, Alan & Justin

  42. Kellie, Carlene & David, Our heartfelt condolences to you at the tragic loss of your beautiful Casie. You must believe that she’s been called up to Heaven to be one of God’s little Angels and now she’ll always be at your sides. You must only remember the happy times as it will help you get through this saddness and loss. Keep smiling for Casie as she wouldn’t want her Mommy and Grandparents to be sad. Celebrate her life and all the happy memories she’s left you with in her short life. Whenever you’re sad, just look up to Heaven and she’ll be looking down at you with a big smile on her face. You know how much she loved you! We’re all hurting for you and wish you courage and strength to get through this. With deepest sympathy, Steve and Yvette Miller

  43. Carlene & family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Casie. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of your darling granddaughter. Casie was very blessed to have such a loving family to love her for the time she was on this earth. May you hold the many memories you shared with Casie in your heart and know that she will always be with you. Your angel has been given wings and will now watch over you all. Much love and blessings to you and your family. With heartfelt sympathy.

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