Beverly died on July 19, 2021 in Santa Cruz, CA, she was 93 years old. Beverly was born on December 17, 1927 in Los Angeles, CA. She was the second child of Chester and Marjorie Olson. The family moved to Santa Cruz in 1939. Beverly attended local schools and graduated from Santa Cruz High School in 1945. She married Jack Scofield and raised three children.
Beverly’s passions were playing piano for the Native Daughters, golfing, bowling, swimming, and playing cards. Later she loved spending time and traveling with her longtime companion, Bill Gray. Beverly retired from the University of California Santa Cruz where she worked for 20 years.
Beverly is survived by her three children, Diane Scofield, Ken Scofield, and Jon Scofield; her beloved grandchildren, Tyler Scofield, Grant Scofield, Jim Ferguson, Phil Ferguson, and Felix Sterling; 11 great grandchildren; and her nephew, Don Olson. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Dawnetta Ferguson; her brother, Donald Olson; and her longtime companion, Bill Gray. She was also a very important part of the lives of Bill Gray’s children and grandchildren.
At Beverly’s request, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Beverly’s name to the charity of your choice.
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