Bonnie was born in San Francisco and graduated from East Bakersfield High School, where she was a cheerleader and avid seamstress. She attended Bakersfield College where she was homecoming queen. After a successful career Bonnie retired from Borton, Petrini & Conron law offices after 28 years of employment as Firm Administrator. During this time she also coordinated the Bakersfield Business Conference bringing world leaders, national heroes and newsmen, entertainers and sports heroes to the central valley. In her spare time she created and established Sweet Surrender and became an apprentice pilot. After retirement Bonnie devoted her life to her family and community. She was a loyal and trusted friend to many. She and her husband loved to travel, with focus on the National Parks and Natural Wonders. She loved to walk the beach of the central coast and hike the mountains around Lake Tahoe. For the last 10 years Bonnie spent her creative energy creating magic and memories for her grandchildren. She was a gourmet cook and will especially be remembered for her expertise in pies and cookies. She was preceded in death by her son Daniel Brendan Fitzgerald in 2003. She is survived by her husband Donald Fitzgerald, M.D., daughter Colleen Moffett and husband Trent Moffett, and her grandchildren Aidan, Willow and Tadhg. She is also survived by her sister Windy Danna and her husband Vito and her brother Brent Rasmussen and his wife Linda. Bonnie leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends. Bonnie will be deeply missed by family and friends alike. Her creativity, generosity and grace will never be forgotten and will continue to serve as inspiration to those who knew her well. Private services will be held in the near future. If you wish to make a donation in honor of Bonnie, please consider Guide Dogs for the Blind, Boys and Girl's Club of Bakersfield or a charity of your choice.
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