Carolyn Frances Fausset was born in San Diego, California where she remained until her passing at the age of 91. She passed on the morning of Friday, July 14th, 2023 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
On April 12th, 1932, Carolyn was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California to Thomas F. and Lillian Walters. She grew up with her older brother, Thomas L. Walters, during the height of the Great Depression and continuing through the Second World War. As a child, Carolyn enjoyed her family, horses, dogs, and playing tennis while living in East County. After graduating Grossmont High School, Carolyn earned a bachelor's degree in English and became a second-grade schoolteacher in San Jose, California. Later, she went on to earn a master's degree in library science and worked as a librarian. Carolyn met Bill Fausset at bible school and they married in December of 1957. Carolyn was a devout Christian; her faith and church attendance guided her life. Carolyn loved nature, wildlife, classical music, writing poetry, and was a voracious reader. Carolyn had a wonderfully friendly demeaner and a smile that was infectious to everyone around her. She could find humor in the smallest things and was sure to share it with everyone.
Carolyn is Survived by her son, Daniel J. Fausset, and grandson, Addison J. Fausset. Carolyn is also survived by her older brother, Thomas L. Walters, her sister in-law, Christine V. Walters, and other family including her nieces, Patricia, Deborah, Nancy, and Sharon.
Carolyn was predeceased by her beloved husband, Earl W. Fausset Jr., who died in 2003 and by her eldest son, Stephen W. Fausset, who died in 2022. She was also predeceased by her sister-in-law, Katherine V. Gomez, and brother-in-law, Rodolfo Gomez.
The Service for Carolyn Frances Fausset will be held on Friday, August 4, 2023 at 10:00 am in the Fireside Room of College Avenue Baptist Church at 4747 College Ave, San Diego, CA 92115. Dr. James D. Smith III, pastor, will officiate the Celebration of Life for Carolyn's friends, family, and all who wish to attend.