Jillian Frisby

Jillian FrisbyJillian Suzanne Lilly Frisby lost her fight with colon cancer on the morning of Nov. 2, 2018. She was 38.

Jillian was born in Ridgecrest on July 12, 1980. She graduated from Burroughs High School, where she was senior class president and played on the volleyball and basketball teams. Jillian then went on to graduate with a degree in criminal justice from San Bernardino State University. Following graduation, Jillian worked as a crime scene technician for the County of Riverside.

Jill loved biking, hiking and running. She shared these loves with her husband and soulmate Patrick Frisby.

Jillian is deeply missed by her family. Her husband Patrick Frisby, children Patrick and Chelsea Frisby. Mother Wendy Merendini and father Patrick Lilly. Mother Cathy Lilly, step-father Tom Merendini. Her brother Brandon Lilly, her sisters Michelle Lilly Roberts, Sylvana Bonacci, Sophia Zamudio. Jill will be missed by her many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Jillian brought much joy into the lives of all who knew her.

A celebration of life was held Nov. 7.

In lieu of flowers it is requested that donations be sent to the American Cancer Society for Colorectal Cancer cancer.org/cancer/colon-rectal-cancer.html.

— Submitted by the family of Jillian Frisby

Story First Published: 2018-11-09