Darleen Cracchiola died Dec. 16. She was 49.
Cracchiola was born in San Bernardino, California in 1973. She began her career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2002 serving for the next 20 years in a variety of technical, contracting, and project management positions. In addition to working at LLNL, she was a dedicated military wife serving as a volunteer in several Army Reserve family readiness and support groups.
She leaves behind her husband Brian; daughters Kyra and Kaitland Cracchiola; mother Lucinda Montecino; and brothers Joseph and Christopher Montecino.
Family and friends are invited to honor and celebrate her life at 3 p.m. on Jan. 14 at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., Tracy. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in her name.