Birth Date July 29, 1947 URS Date: October 19, 2016
Dr. Salima Jill Barbara Zimmerman, 69, of Sebastopol, CA passed away peacefully on 10/19/2016, due to Cancer.
Salima was born in New York on July 29th, 1947 to Jeryl Feigus Zimmerman and the late Henry Zimmerman. She graduated from Westfield High School and continued on to receive a Psy.D Degree from Ryokan College.
Salima lived with Wayne Gassner, her partner of over 20 years.
Salima worked as a psychologist from her private practice Integrative Psychology. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with her grandkids. She was also actively involved in Sufism. She was a devoted mother and a creative writer with a free spirit and a witty sense of humor. Her family and friends remember her kindness, generosity and creativity.
Salima is survived and lovingly remembered by Wayne Gassner (partner), Akhtiara Riley (daughter), Isha Erskine (son), Chrystie Erskine (daughter-in-law), Eric Riley (son-in-law), Forrest Gassner (step-son), Carla Gassner (step-daughter), Laure Zimmerman (sister), Jeryl Zimmerman (mother), Zak and Sage Erskine (grandchildren).