In Memoriam

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Amy Kaufman worked in the district as an Adapted Physical Education teacher for past 18 years.  She was an itinerant teacher who worked at many schools across SDUSD.  Amy had a heart for her students and loved teaching.  She was passionate about fitness and also taught yoga classes.  Amy was a kind, caring person who always saw beauty in those around her.  Amy passed away on December 17, 2017 at the age of 48.
Amy was born in Chicago.  She earned her undergraduate degree and teaching credential at San Diego State University and her Master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University.  Amy is survived by her parents and step-parents Jon and Diane Kaufman and Mary and Jim Cimms, her sisters, Jen Kaufman, Jessica Cimms and many friends.
There will be a celebration of life for Amy on July 21, 2018 at the Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave, Coronado 92118 in the WINN ROOM, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.  Please RSVP to Becky Paradise at if you plan to attend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN).

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