Cheryl High Mirto

Mirto, Cheryl High
left us on Christmas morning, her favorite day of the year. Through a recurring illness, she fought hard and continued to live her life to the fullest as a wife, mother, sister, social worker, friend, and " B girl." Survivors include her husband Tom of 33 years, son Josh, sisters, Pamela Starnick and Susan High, and brother Charles High. Cheryl was a dedicated follower of fashion with an infectious smile and a kind soul. She worked for Maricopa Integrated Health System for over 20 years as Social Work Manager and Ombudsperson. After retiring, she continued working as a Field Liaison for Arizona State University Social Work Department. Cheryl's Celebration of Life will be heldFriday January 3rd at Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church, 3535 E. Lincoln Dr. Paradise Valley, AZ 85253. Donations may be made to .

Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 29, 2013