News


Memorial service at 2 p.m. today for Kathy Baker, Livermore Lab executive

Lab's CFO died after car crashed into her workout class

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. this afternoon for Katheryn "Kathy" Baker, chief financial officer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory who was killed Sept. 22 when a car crashed into a Livermore gym.

The service will be held in the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave. in Livermore. Baker, a 49-year-old Livermore resident, was the chief financial officer at the Livermore Lab.

Baker, who was 49, "was a very special person and cherished by the people she worked with," laboratory spokeswoman Lynda Seaver said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family."

Baker died after a Livermore woman, 80, apparently confused the gas and brake pedals and sent her car crashing forward into ValleyCare's LifeStylesRx athletic facility at 1119 E. Stanley Blvd.at 6:26 a.m., striking Mrs. Baker and injuring five others.

All six were transported to a hospital, where Baker died from her injuries. The others suffered moderate injuries, police said.

Bay City News Service contributed to this report.

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Be the first to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Couples: Reading List
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,156 views

New Donlon school is at least four years away
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 772 views