Amy was born on June 15th, 1959, in Amherst, Massachusetts, to William and Ruth Trussell. The family soon moved to Topeka, where she grew up. Amy discovered a love of writing in high school and participated in track and school plays. After graduating, she followed her older brother Clarke out to San Francisco and enrolled at SFSU in the creative writing department.
In her first semester there, she met her future husband Patrick Hatten, also …
Events are still being organized
Want to be notified?
Other key details
Daniels Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home & Crematory
Hospice of the Valley, A Sutter Care at Home Affiliate
Other ways to help out
- Text or email this website to others who knew Amy
Memories & condolencesSee all memories
Amy n I shared a love for the musical MaMa Mia. We watched it once with a couple other close friends and I could imagine Amy n I dancing in one of those high energy upbeat numbers! At least in another place n time. We both Loved to dance with a passion!
Classic Soul and R&B. Tom Petty. The Thermals. Chuck Prophet. Anything Cajun/Zydeco, most Reggae and African music.
TimelineView Amy's full life timeline
Get grief support
Connect with others who have experienced similar types of loss.