Stephen James Vasey died Jan. 19 at the age of 64.
Mr. Vasey was born Dec. 21, 1945 to the late James and Rowena Vasey and raised in Utah.
He came to Livermore in 1970 to work for Sandia National Laboratory where he retired in 2001.
He was retired from the United States Air Force and was a devoted member of St. Charles Church, Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the Sandia RASCALs. He was an avid golfer, golf instructor and hunter. He had a special way with animals and children. He composed wonderful stories for his grandchildren and touched the lives of many people with his humor, generosity and compassion.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Monika Vasey; daughters, Lisa Vasey, Stephanie Moore and Diane Myers-Lipton; second mother, Billiejean Vasey; brothers, Jann Vasey, Gordon Lyon and Marty Lyon; 10 grandchildren and countless friends and family whom were blessed to know him. He was preceded in death by his sister, Trudy Lyon.
A service was scheduled to be held Jan. 23. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Charles Church 1315 Lomitas Ave., Livermore, C.A. 94550 or Hoofprints On The Heart, 455 Olivina Ave., Livermore, C.A. 94551.