July 10, 1965 ~ April 4, 2008
GEMME, Lola Marie (Boyd)
Died on April 4, 2008 at the age of 42. Born in Los Angeles, CA on July 10, 1965. She is survived by her husband Michael Antisdale Gemme and her mother Joann Montoya Boyd, several aunts, uncles and numerous cousins, two sisters-in-law and one nephew. She was a selfless and kind person who touched many lives and changed most of the lives she touched. Her valiant struggle against the cancer which took her life will be long remembered.
She grew up in Quartz Hill CA. She graduated from Mount St. Mary's College in Los Ångeles, CA and became a certified physical therapist, working primarily with children. She served at the Cedars Sinai pediatric unit for several years and, most recently, at the UCLA Intervention Program for Children with Disabilities.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 10 from 3pm to 7pm at the Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90503. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lola's name to Tower Cancer Research Foundation 9229 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills CA 90210 www.towercancerfoundation.org.
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