Shawl, Phyllis M.
78 of Scottsdale, on March 14, 2014 passed away peacefully from COPD, cradled in her daughter's loving arms and surrounded by her family. She was a breast cancer
survivor and courageously battled her illness with grace and dignity. Phyllis always said that her greatest accomplishment was her beautiful daughter Debi, who was her pride and joy. Phyllis was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, mother-in-law and wonderful friend to many. She was a gentle and kind soul that touched the lives of many friends and family. She will be greatly missed by all those who have been blessed by knowing her. She is survived by her daughter, Debi and her husband Chris Couto; sister Pearl and her husband Bob Keefner; nephew Paul and many close friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her father, mother and infant brother. Phyllis was a member of the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Phoenix. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. in Scottsdale.