Laura Thorsen Obituary, Death – The family of Strandwood Elementary teacher Laura Thorsen, who died away not too long ago, has the full support of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District in their time of bereavement following her passing.
Cheri Scripter, principal of Strandwood Elementary School, paid tribute to Laura Thorsen, who passed away on December 23 after a courageous battle with cancer. Thorsen was a much-loved coworker at both Ygnacio Valley Elementary School and Strandwood Elementary School. Scripter described Thorsen as “one of MDUSD’s finest.”
In a note that was sent home with Strandwood students and their families on January 11th, Principal Scripter referred to the deceased instructor as “a brilliant and beloved teacher and a wonder-filled spirit.” “She lighted up classrooms and staff meetings with her real love for teaching and her acute and straight-from-the-heart dedication for each and every youngster in her care,”
The Thorsen family has extended an invitation to everyone who would like to pay their respects to their loved one on the occasion of her funeral on Sunday, February 5 from three to six o’clock in the afternoon at Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, which is located at 399 Wiget Lane in Walnut Creek.