Laurie attended Mt. Whitney High School in California where she graduated in 1979. She married Chris Alan Davison on September 29, 1979. Laurie worked for Visalia Unified School District for the past 15 years. The past ten years she was the cafeteria manager at Redwood High School.
She leaves behind her daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Andy DeNauro of Cabool, Missouri, and her only grandchild, Will DeNauro of Cabool. She is also survived by her father, Manuel Rico of Visalia; her sisters, Kathy Ellis, Lisa VanAllen and Janie Zavala and their families, all of Visalia; her brothers, Manny Rico and Mike Rico and their families of Visalia, as well as numerous other family members.
Laurie is preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Chris Davison, and her mother, Carolyn Rico.
Laurie loved getting to spend time with her family especially her grandson Will. She also loved bowling, reading and traveling. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at the Redwood High School cafeteria in Visalia, California, on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Missouri.