Thea Gast Death Reason, How Did Former Arcata Thea Gast Die Cause Of Death Funeral And Obituary The sad news is that Thea Gast, a longtime community leader and former mayor of Arcata, has died. The family of the deceased is in shock and despair. They can’t accept that she has passed away. Many of her precious memories and precious moments will be cherished by everyone who loved her and will never forget her. Friends and colleagues of the deceased refuse to believe that she is not with them anymore. They will all be able to read back many of their memories in another world. Follow our blog and page to learn more about the deceased.
Thea Gast (right) posed alongside six former mayors of Arcata for a group photo outside Arcata City Hall on March 26. She was a member of several committees, including the Arcata Parks and Recreation Commission and the Arcata/Camoapa Sister City Project. Citizens for Social Responsibility and the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s various committees.
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Thea was elected to Arcata City Council for two terms. She also served two years as mayor. She was also a member of Humboldt County’s Democratic Party. For nine years she was a member the Area 1 Agency on Aging Advisory Council, two as president. She was also elected as an Assembly Member to two terms of the California Senior Legislature.
For 20 years she was a strong instructor at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center as well as in Arcata’s recreation section, where she taught exercises programs. She was one of thirty seniors across the state who received the California Senior Leaders Award in 2007. She was one the founders of Arcata Elder Village which became Redwood Coast Village. In 2012, she joined the Retired Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council and served seven years. Keep checking back for details and more information about the deceased.