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Des Rosiers, Sharon
Sharon Adele Ruhl Des Rosiers, 75 of Scottsdale, passed away on 09/26/2016. She was a long time resident of Tucson, AZ; formerly of Fort Wayne Indiana. A Rhodes Scholar, she earned her BA and MA in Comparative Literature at Indiana University, where she was a Member of Tri Delta sorority and Phi Beta Kappa. Sharon moved to AZ, where she and Paul Valmore Des Rosiers were married and raised three daughters. Sharon was a Computer Programming/Systems Analysis with the University of Arizona, from which she had retired. Sharon was an avid reader, enjoyed solving puzzles, spending time with family. All animals, especially dogs and cats, held a soft place in her heart. Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Virginia Ruhl, and her husband. She is survived by two siblings, Judith Claire Ruhl O'Neill and Philip Calvin Ruhl; three daughters, Claire Marie DesRosiers Tasev (husband, Chris), Adele Victoria DesRosiers Coomes (husband, Jim), and Marie Louise DesRosiers Evans (husband, Clark); and 5 Grandchildren, Dominic Rivard, Drake and Ashley Tasev, Sophie and Beckett Evans. Sharon was laid to rest with her husband at East Lawn Palm Cemetery in Tucson, AZ, in a private ceremony. Memorial Donations may be made to the Arizona Humane Society and Defenders of Wildlife.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 6, 2016
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