July 12, 1947- May 29, 2014
Cynthia was born in Los Angeles and spent the past 41 years living in Sonoma.
In her first 20 years of living in Sonoma, she was instrumental in running the practice of her then-husband Dr. Solomon, as well as launching the Victorian Court Bookstore and founding a synagogue in the Sonoma Community Center.
After her divorce, she had many activities that fueled her passions including co-founding the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center as well as co-founding the Hydrocephalus Association.
In 2000, her company launched a software product that addressed the needs of vulnerable populations and in 2012, she received the California eHealth Spirit of Excellence Award for her work with underserved populations.
In her final months, Cynthia received great pleasure from her wonderful friends and special comfort from prayer group, her sister, Daphne, her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her adoring children, Nathan (Brandy); Alex and Sarah and two grandchildren, Ben and Miabella as well as stepdaughter, Michelle Bryant (Steve). She is also survived by her sisters, Daphne Matthews (Timothy) and Diane Henderson.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in her name to the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center or the Hydrocephalus Association.
A celebration of life will be held at Duggan’s Mission Chapel 525 West Napa St., Sonoma, CA 95476 on , Wednesday, June 18, at 6 p.m. Private Inurnment will be held.