Melissa Cary Houston ’89 was born to John and Barbara Cary in Cheltenham, England on August 7, 1971. She passed away as a result of a car accident on May 17, 2012. After graduating from Parker, Melissa attended Scripps College and earned an MBA at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. Melissa was an exceptional wife, loving mom, focused Rubio's Restaurants executive and dedicated Team in Training triathlete and coach. Melissa is survived by her husband Mike and daughters Ainsley (8) and Kaleigh (5), her parents and grandparents, Donald and Marion Currier. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be greatly appreciated.
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.