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Carson, Mary Fran
of Phoenix passed away on 1/29/2016. Mary Fran was born in Chicago to Peter F. Foley and Mary P. Tangney. She graduated from Loyola University, Chicago and taught in Chicago Public Schools before moving to Phoenix. She became the librarian. She married Robert Carson, a.k.a. Grizzly Bob, electrical engineer at Honeywell. He was the love of her life, along with the hunting dogs that they bred and trained. She taught "clicker" dog training in the Valley and was a member of several dog and hunting societies. The two love birds hunted and camped all over Arizona and Alaska, until Robert's departure to "the happy hunting grounds." Wake at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 6-8 pm, Thursday, Feb.18; Funeral Mass Friday, Feb. 19 at 10 AM at St. Francis Xavier Parish, 4715 N Central Ave, Phx.
Published in The Arizona Republic from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2016
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