Katie Buster

Katie has been with Lifehouse for nine years and rents a home in Terra Linda with three housemates. She is very creative and sells some of her artwork. She enjoys working with dogs and volunteering regularly at Bed & Biscuits. Katie has been a Great Chefs & Wineries performer for several years. She also enjoys going on trips with Lifehouse friends & staff.

Willa Duggan

Willa has lived independently with Lifehouse for over 20 years. She brings a ray of sunshine to all who meet her, and it really shines through in her artwork. She loves to create art and make jewelry. She said she didn’t know that an Artist lived inside her until she drew her first butterfly. She feels that the art she creates has helped her grow. Creating art makes her smile and feel good about herself.

Gail Garcia

Gail has been with Lifehouse for 21 years, 4 years at Laurel Place and 17 years living independently in the San Anselmo house. She has a passion for color, painting and holidays! She demonstrates this in all areas of her life, from the big daisy she attaches to her strategically photo-designed visor to the endless holiday art that’s either painted on her shoes or hung throughout her home or applied to her clothing in some creative way.

Cathy Pitzak

Cathy has been with Lifehouse for many years. She and her boyfriend, Greg, love going on Lifehouse trips together. They have been together for 30 years. Cathy is a prolific painter. Her favorite subjects are animals of all kinds that appear in many of her paintings and drawings.

Cynthia Johnson

Cynthia has lived at the Oak Hill Apartments for 15 years. She was 26 years old when she joined Lifehouse at the Larkspur House in 1982. Cynthia and her boyfriend, Dana, enjoy long walks, going to church and on Lifehouse trips. She enjoys painting and creating beautiful art.

Art for this calendar was created by Lifehouse residents at the Cedars of Marin Victory Art Center and the Cedars Community Challenges Day Program.