Debra at her wedding, 2005

Debra Anne Miller, beloved wife, friend, and teacher passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011. A private burial service was held on April 15th at the Fair Oaks Cemetery. A celebration of Debra's life was held on Saturday, May 14th at the Fair Oaks Community Clubhouse and attended by over 160 people (Program from Service, PDF; Recording of Service, 69 minute MP3).

Debra’s family thanks everyone for their thoughts, remembrances, and condolences. We miss her very much.

Debra Anne Miller Music Scholarship

To honor her life-long passion for music education, Debra’s family has established an ongoing scholarship to be awarded annually to an undergraduate piano or cello music student at California State University, Sacramento (where Debra received her music degree). If you are interested in making a tax-deductible gift now or anytime in the future, please send a check made payable to University Foundation at Sacramento State with Debra Miller Memorial Fund in the memo line to:Debra on a Seattle ferry, 2005

Sacramento State
Development Office – Room 118
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6030


Sacramento Bee Obituary (April 17-18)
Davis Enterprise Obituary (April 17)

Last Updated:  February 2012


Debra at Russian River Beach, 2010

Debra at Point Lobos in late March