Pamela Ussery Knispel Pam passed away at age 75, Friday, April 30, 2021 in Upper Lake, CA. She was born November 23, 1945 in Lakeport, CA and raised as a 4th generation pear farmer in Scotts Valley. Pam grew up on the back of her favorite mare, Misty. You could always find Mom on a tractor in the orchards. Mom was ambitious in lifes' journey. She acquired her pilots licence, illustrated children's books, and appraised prized racehorses. She even sat on the Lake County Planning Commission. Mom loved her books and had a keen eye for antiques. She had boundless energy, most youngsters had trouble keeping up with her, she was still running a forklift for the County Schools at the age of 70 and was the best cook I will ever know. Pam is survived by her 3 daughters; 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.