Amaris Summer Jule Hayden, passed away in Oregon due to a prolonged fight with primary pulmonary hypertension.
Amaris was born and raised in Gridley, California. Amaris had a successful life teaching and helping the youth of America learn to love English and the written word. She earned her Master’s degree from Chico State. Amaris spent her life spreading joy and happiness wherever she went and will be missed by all.
Amaris is survived by her son, four brothers, two sisters and father.
A viewing will be held at Gridley-Block Funeral Home on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with the burial following at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery at 2 p.m.
Memorial will be held Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 14 Hilary Lane, in Chico at the Center for Spiritual Living at 9 a.m.