In Memory of Donna Gayle Bird, Dec. 30, 1964 - April 19, 2011


Donna grew up in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, her Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from the University of North Texas , her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, and her Master of Laws degree in Estate Planning from the University of Miami.

She is survived by her partner of 12 years, Linda Susan Pescatore; her loving golden retriever and best friend, Cody; her sweet rescue dog, Dixie; her precious kitty, Gabby; and her family in Texas, which includes her mother, Sharon Bird Stupp; sister, Debra Bird Moreno; brother, Daryl Vernon Bird; niece, Elena Maria Moreno; nephew, Efrain Enrique Moreno; as well as numerous other family members and friends.

We will deeply miss her and pray that she is in a happy and safe place now.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 28th at 10:00 am at the Hampton Inn, 2855 NE 9th Street, Homestead, Florida 33033.

In lieu of flowers, please honor Donna by sending your donations in her memory to Golden Rescue South Florida by visiting their website at or by calling Carol at (305) 885-9160 or e-mailing her at Donna would love nothing more than to be able to help some unfortunate golden retrievers!