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Karen Savignano Obituary

Karen Marie Savignano
Karen Marie Savignano

December 14, 1971 - September 1, 2019
Born in Concord, California
Resided in Salinas, California
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On September 1st 2019, Karen Savignano passed away peacefully after a lengthlly Illness. She was 47 years old.

Karen graduated from UC Davis with high honors and graduated with a masters in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences. She received several accademic awards including the Physical Therapy Academic Achievement Award at graduation- only one recieves it per class. Karen was humble and never mentioned her accomplishments.

One of her greatest joys was helping others recover from illness or injury and increase joint motion and independence She was an amazing physical therapist! At work, she was compassionate, caring and an inspiration. She was a cheerleader and drill sargant and her patients recovered. She worked at several outpatient sports medicine clinics in Salinas, as well as a nursing home on Romi Lane and the Salinas VNA.
Karen was very athletic and competed in triathlons and 3 death rides. She played tennis and golf and cycled with the monterey Velo Club.
She lived her life, and it was an extraordinary life. She lived it her way.

Karen had alot of friends scattered all over California. She kept her friends close to her heart. She never let go of her friendships and maintained them through out the years. She would say "when someone special is in your life, you keep them close".

Karen traveled the world. Austrillia, New Zealand, south Africa, Barbados, Easter Island, Galapagos Islands, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cancun, Thailand, New Orlands, South Dakota, Florida. She was an explorer and loved her adventures.

Karen will be greatly missed by her family and friends from Pleasant Hill California and from Salinas California. Rest in peace---our beautiful Karen.

Memorial Mass will be held 11:00a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Madonna Del Sasso Church, 320 E. Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA. 93906.

Reception will follow in the Church Hall.




Memorial Mass
Madonna del Sasso Church
320 E. Laurel Drive
Salinas, CA US 93906
Saturday, September 21, 2019
11:00 AM
Reception to Follow
Madonna del Sasso Church
320 E. Laurel Drive
Salinas, CA US 93906
Saturday, September 21, 2019