1963 - 2016
Rosie Villagomez Palisson, MD, 53, passed away on Sept. 24, 2016. She was born on Aug. 22, 1963 in Okinawa, Japan to Victoria and Francisco Villagomez.
Rosie received her Master’s degree in Pharmacology from University of Hawaii, and her Doctorate from University of Hawaii John Burns Medical School.
She worked as the Physician in charge of Cascade Park Kaiser Medical Clinic.
Rosie was a member of St. Johns Presbyterian Church of Camas, WA and was a Girl Scout leader.
Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Max Palisson; their son, Max Naoki; two daughters, Angélique A. and Jacqueline E.; her mother, Victoria Villagomez; and her sister, Jackie O.V. Quenga.
The family, as well as dozens of friends and colleagues, have been donating to the research fund about the cancer that took her away: www.sororityofhope.com (select “Rosie Palisson” as Team Member).
Here is a link to the slideshow that was played during Rosie’s Celebration of Life on October 1st: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPnQXWgKcBs, which shows pictures from birth until her last few weeks around family and friends.
Rosie was preceded in death by her father, Francisco; and her twin sons, Max and Jacques.
A celebration of Rosie’s life will take place on Sat., Oct. 1st, 10a.m., at the St. Johns Presbyterian Church.