Julia Lee Carter Plank 'Julee' Plank died peacefully in her home surrounded by family February 23, 2013, more than five years after being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. Julie was born November 25, 1948 in Newton, MA to Nick and Jerrilee Carter. She grew up in many different places as part of a military family including Taiwan, Tacoma, WA and Severna Park, MD. She moved to Tucson, AZ in 1976 where she raised her family and later built a home and lived in Oracle, AZ. Julie had a BA in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and worked in several professions including real estate, insurance, and ran her own house cleaning business. She was an avid traveler and devoted animal lover. An independent, free spirited bohemian at heart, she was also an exceptionally strong woman her resilient battle with cancer as only the last example. She is survived by her two sons, Clifford (Amy) and Arthur (Dori); four grandchildren (and one on the way), brother, Chris and sister, Margaret. She is greatly loved and missed. Memorial Services will be held Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Rd., Tucson, AZ. The family suggests memorial donations be sent to the University of Arizona Cancer Center, TGen Foundation, Sunrise Chapel or any no kill animal shelter. Arrangements by LEGACY FUNERAL HOME.
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Feb. 27, 2013