Sally Ouellet Foote was born on Dec. 13, 1960 in Amesbury, Massachusetts to Norbert and Doris Ouellet. She passed away at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on June 9 with her husband by her side after a courageous battle with cancer.
Sally attended Amesbury High School and graduated from Boston University with a degree in communications. In 1984 she moved to the Los Angeles area, where she worked while obtaining a teaching credential.
Sally and Marc Foote married on Oct. 9, 1993 in Glendale. They soon started a family in La Crescenta and Sally was actively involved in their three sons’ lives. For over 10 years she volunteered at Dunsmore Elementary School, serving on the PTA board, as room parent, spearheading the annual food drive, and assisting with the music program.
Sally loved children and animals, and often rescued animals in need, including turtles, bunnies, birds and baby opossums and squirrels. She enjoyed camping, hiking, and canoeing with her family, gardening, and spending time with her many close friends.
Sally’s smile and infectious enthusiasm brightened the mood of any room that she entered. She was a genuine friend to all who knew her. She was compassionate, kind, humble and had a great sense of humor. She loved nature and always had a calm presence about her. She was a loving wife and incredible mother.
She is survived by husband Marc Foote; sons Weston, Logan and Aidan; and dog Scout, as well as a large family based in Massachusetts including mother Doris Ouellet; sister Jan Crosby (Paul); brothers Michael Ouellet (Terry) and Andy Ouellet (Wanda); nine nieces and nephews; and 10 great-nieces and nephews.
A celebration of her life will be held on June 25 at 3 p.m. at 2441 Laughlin Ave., La Crescenta. Please send donations in her memory to Angiosarcoma Awareness Inc. at www.cureasc.org or to Guide Dogs of America at www.guidedogsofamerica.org.