Nicole Picazo’s love of life didn’t come to an end with her death. Nicole passed away on January 30, 2022 at the age of 41 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor her legacy by living their lives to the fullest, much as she did.
Nicole was born on June 28th, 1980 in San Jose, CA to Georgia and John Picazo. Nicole had a long career with Northern Trust which started in 2008. She continued her career at the Phoenix and Tempe locations when she relocated to Arizona with her husband Matthew in 2014. It is here where Nicole touched the lives of so many. Her great sense of humor and authenticity, exceptional professionalism, pride in her work and leadership will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by many.
The simplest pleasures in life brought great joy to Nicole. She loved planning events for family and friends. She took a great deal of pride in making sure there was no lack of excitement wherever she went. Known for her quick wit, infectious smile, and a kind and compassionate spirit, she had an uncanny ability to make the little people in her life feel special. Her pleasant personality was contagious to everyone she met.
Nicole is survived by her husband, Matthew; pups, Decoto and Mesa; sisters, Felicia, GeorgiaLee, Monica; brother, John; and niece and nephews Keylee, Charles, Jayden, John, and Jameson. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 20th, 2022 at Gilbert Memorial Park, at 9:30am followed by a reception.