Obituary - Catherine Worswick - Class of 1943

Catherine Worswick
Class of 1943


© Published on Apr. 15, 2017

Catherine Worswick

Catherine Worswick Catherine Runyon
August 31, 1925--April 8, 2017
Lafayette, CA

This sweet angel ascended peacefully to join her beloved husband of over 61 years, Albert Bradley (Brad) Runyon. Cathy came into this world as a special gift to her loving parents, Samuel and Dorothy Worswick of Oakland, CA. Cathy graduated from Oakland High and soon after met her future husband on a blind date. It was love at first sight, and just a few short months later, the two were married. Their marriage, and the love they shared for each other, was nothing short of magical.

Catherine WorswickThe two were long time residents of Lafayette, where they raised their four children. Cathy was the best mother anyone could ask for. She was loving, caring, enjoyed having fun, and lived for road trips. Cathy served as a volunteer for Children's Hospital in Oakland, bringing joy to hundreds of children, until becoming a grandmother. Nothing brought as much joy to Cathy as spending time with her grandchildren. Cathy created such a loving, warm environment, that everyone wanted to go to "Grandma's", and everyone felt loved and welcomed. She was truly an angel, and she will be greatly missed.

Cathy is survived by her children Debra Scott and her husband Michael, David Runyon and his wife Carol, Robert Runyon and his wife Monika, and Timothy Runyon and his wife Theresa. She is also survived by her grandchildren and great grandchildren, Michael McCauley, his fiancee Aubrey, and their son Sawyer, Joshua McCauley, Rachel Matzinger, her husband Dan, and their children Hailey and Brooke, Courtney Parry and her husband Brad, Ryanne Cruey, her husband Emmett, and their daughter Eden, Brandon Runyon, his wife Mary, and their son Henry, Kayla Tiede, her husband Justin, and their son Alden, Sarah Runyon, David Wexler, his wife Elena, and son Tyler.