Kerri Lynn Strong died Jan. 23, 2016 at the age of 52. She was born Jan. 23, 1964 in Bellevue, Washington to Marci Perez and Raymond Strong.
She was employed with the Wawona Hotel in Yosemite for a number of years, and her last position was as the dining room and beverage manager.
Ms. Strong enjoyed music, singing, spending time with family, butterflies, the ocean, animals, rainbows, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her father, and her brother, John Ford.
Ms. Strong is survived by her mother and stepfather, Johnny, of Mariposa; sons Bryan Harrison and wife Diana, and Jeremy Leonard and wife Annie, all of Washington state; daughter Hollie McCutchen and husband Stormy of Fresno; brother, Scott Strong and wife Jodi of Washington state; stepbrother, Ray Perez of Moor Park, and sister Diana Arthur of Washington; five grandchildren; aunts, uncles, three nieces, and many cousins.
No services are planned in California, but a celebration of life will be held in Washington state at a later date. 2