Jessica M. Brice, formerly of Clarence, a human resources specialist, died March 22 in Sacramento, Calif. She was 27.
Miss Brice was born in Buffalo and raised in Clarence. She graduated from Clarence High School and Genesee Community College.
From 1999 to 2002, Miss Brice lived in Orlando, Fla., where she worked at MGM Studios. She moved to Sacramento in 2002 and worked as a human resources specialist at Inalliance, helping developmentally disabled adults find jobs and live independently.
Miss Brice enjoyed rock climbing, yoga, shopping, dining out, bicycling, in-line skating and field hockey. She loved animals, especially her cats, Sophie and Phoebe.
Survivors include her mother, Margaret A. of Lancaster; her father, Homer of Daytona Beach, Fla.; a sister, Melissa CasoliniDal Bo of the Village of Hamburg; a brother, Daniel of Clarence; and her fiance, David Delisi.
A memorial service was held Thursday in Amigone Funeral Home, Clarence.