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Carolyn Griffee

1937 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Carolyn Griffee Obituary
Griffee, Carolyn
79, born in Phoenix, AZ on February 19, 1937 to Gordon Griffee, and Wilma (Billie) Griffee. She passed away on February 27, 2016, with her family by her side, in Gilbert, AZ. Carolyn loved life and enjoyed her family and friends. She is survived by her Sister Janice Osborn, brother-in-law Dennis Osborn, Niece, Christy Osborn, Nephew Ryan Osborn and his wife Merritt, Niece, Debbie (Osborn) Cuthbertson her husband Eddie, Grand Nieces, Natalie Osborn, Brooke Osborn, and Kaitlin Cuthbertson, and Grand Nephew, Lucas Cuthbertson. Her sincere, loving personality, selfless dedication to her family, and warm conversations will be sorely missed by all those in her life. Carolyn was raised in Superior, AZ, in the shadows of her favorite mountain, Picket Post, she graduated from Superior High School in 1955. She attended Arizona State University and graduated with a Degree in Secondary Education, and later earned a Master's in Education from Northern Arizona University. Carolyn dedicated her life to teaching High School English, and spent her entire career at Bagdad High School, in Bagdad, AZ, from 1959 until she retired in 1997. She then moved to her favorite vacation spot, Pinetop, AZ where she spent her remaining years enjoying the seasons in her cabin home. The family is holding a private ceremony to celebrate her life, and asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation to the COPD Foundation be made in her honor. Please visit www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 13, 2016
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