July 18, 1973 ~ June 5, 2015
Nicole was born in Anaheim, CA, on July 18, 1973 and was raised in Yorba Linda and Thousand Oaks, California. She graduated from Newbury Park High School in 1991 and from Pepperdine University in 1995. Nicole loved life and possessed an infectious joyful and peaceful spirit. She was also extremely intelligent, witty, loved sports, was kind, thoughtful and caring. Her approach to taking on her challenges was to fight with an uncommon amount of character, courage, perseverance, humor and positive energy. Those fortunate to be touched by her indomitable spirit will feel her impact and be changed for the rest of their lives. Nicole is survived by her husband Rick, her step children Trever, Sarah and Kasmira; as well as her father DuWayne, and sister Lynette. Nicole was predeceased by her mother Susan.