Tuesday Aug 30 2011 comments A celebration of life By: Press Tribune Photography by Philip Wood -A +A Philip Wood/The Press TribuneAttendees tear up during a celebration honoring former Oakmont High School principal Kathleen Sirovy Tuesday. Sirovy passed away Aug. 19 from brain cancer. Philip Wood/The Press TribuneRon Severson, assistant superintendent of personnel for Roseville Joint Union High School District, remarks on his 16-year friendship with former Oakmont High School principal Kathleen Sirovy during a celebration of her life Tuesday. Sirovy passed away Aug. 19 from brain cancer. Philip Wood/The Press TribunePeople who knew Kathleen Sirovy wrote notes to her during her Celebration of Life event at Oakmont High School Tuesday evening. Philip Wood/The Press TribuneKatrina Hoop, Kathleen Sirovy's niece, purchases a blue wrist band that honored the tradition of excellence Sirovy instilled. The money raised will go to a scholarship in Sirovy's name. Philip Wood/The Press TribuneOakmont High School's alumni choir performs a song in remembrance of former principal Kathleen Sirovy, who passed way Aug. 19 from brain cancer.