Elizabeth 'Liz' Ann McCorkle
Elizabeth Ann McCorkle, 53, of Arlington, WA, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2013, in Denver, Colorado, after a long battle with cancer. Elizabeth was born on October 17, 1959, in Golden, Colorado, to John and Patricia McCorkle. She moved to Arlington in June of 1995, residing there until moving back to Colorado in February 2013.
She was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Bill Harrington of New York.
Elizabeth is survived
by her mother, Patricia McCorkle of Colorado; father, John McCorkle of California; daughter, Ashleigh Lunis of Colorado; partner, Roger Graafstra of Arlington; sister, Laura Harrington of New York; three brothers, John McCorkle, Michael McCorkle and Douglas
(Angela) McCorkle of Colorado; as well as seven nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth enjoyed riding motorcycles, cooking, and volunteering at Cascade Valley Hospital. Her pride and joy was her daughter, Ashleigh. Elizabeth was incredibly pleased to celebrate Ashleigh's birthday in Colorado, days before her passing.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Denver Hospice Center as well as the doctors and staff at Harborview for their excellent care. Also, the family would like to thank her former husband, Walter Lunis, and Rebecca Remle for assisting Ashleigh in planning and transporting Elizabeth back to Colorado. She will be deeply missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Colorado.