Lawrie Leigh Ochoa, age 57, of Ferndale, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020. She was born on March 17, 1962 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Lawrie was raised in Idaho then moved to Hawaii where she spent most of her adult life before moving to Washington. She married Mary Ochoa on September 22, 2018 in Bellingham. Lawrie was a true Entrepreneur at heart. She owned several businesses including a snorkel and scuba shop, bookstore, apparel line, fishing tackle store, sandwich shop, waterbed store and antique and collectible business. Lawrie was adventurous, fearless, brave, had a great sense of humor, full of life, kindhearted, protective, lifelong learner who had a gorgeous smile. She had a long list of things she loved to do which included fishing, scuba diving, swimming, kayaking, sailing, surfing, skiing, cliff diving and going to car shows. She was also an artist and violinist. She is survived by her wife Mary Ochoa; father Don Monroe; children, Jessica Cooley, Candy Blackman and Michael Beebe; siblings Tamerlene Yee, Holly Dian, Mark Monroe, Tatiana Harrison; and numerous grandchildren. Lawrie is preceded in death by her mother Marion Monroe and brothers Peter Mark and David Monroe.