Candace Harbaugh Snow, 63, died May 2, 2009 in Raleigh, NC, following a long illness.

Candace Harbaugh Snow
    Candace Harbaugh Snow, 63, died May 2, 2009 in Raleigh, NC, following a long illness. Raised in Wellington, Kansas, daughter of the late Ford and Claudia Harbaugh, Candace attended Stephens College, Kansas University and Wichita State University before moving to California in her twenties.  Author of the book I’m Dying to Take Care of You, an introspective on spirituality and recovery, and numerous essays and articles on similar subjects, Candace was a counselor and an adjunct faculty member at San Jose State University and the University of California, Santa Cruz.  Candace also served as chair and vice-chair of the International Service Board of Codependents Anonymous.  Her work embodied her commitment to service.  
    Candace was known among family and friends for her humility, her warmth, and her indefatigable sense of humor. She will be deeply missed by all whose lives she touched.
    Candace shared her lifelong love of music and literature with her three surviving children Faith (Paul) Tedrow and Jesse Snow of Raleigh, NC, with whom she spent her later years, and Patrick Rayne of Monterey, CA and with her beloved grandchildren Eli and Sophia Tedrow.   She is also survived by her brother Max (Sue) Harbaugh and her sister Denise (Kevin) Hering, both of CA, and her brother-in-law Justin Johnston of Wellington, KS.
    Candace was remembered by her East Coast family and friends on May, 7.  Additionally, a celebration of Candace’s life will be held on Thursday, July 1, at 6:30 pm, at the Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula, 4590 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel, CA.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her name to Amnesty International at