Priscilla A. Murphy
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Priscilla A. Murphy January 27, 1948 - June 17, 2020 San Diego Murphy, Priscilla Anne, nee Marron. Daughter of Joseph and Anne Marron. January 27, 1948 June 17, 2020. Beloved sister. Retired high school educator. Committed advocate and teacher for those facing emotional and educational challenges; as well as those less privileged and all underdogs. Irish Proud and willing to stand up for rights. Trekked through India and Afghanistan in 1974. Capable swimmer, tennis player and horsewoman. Enjoyed good books. Pet lover. Her beloved Pippa misses her. Wounded in the Granite Hills HS shooting in 2001, back at work within a week. Always grateful to her fellow educators who protected her that day and El Cajon Police Officer Richard Agundez who saved lives, as well as Deputy Sheriff Angel Pearl. Survived by her dedicated and deeply loved life companion Tommy Velasco and his son Che Velasco, as well as brother Paul Marron; sisters Betsy Patridge & Jill Marron Cooney; nephew Victor Marron and nieces Natasha Marron and Marron Anne Cooney. Deeply missed by good friend Karen McAdams and other fellow retired teachers. Ashes will be scattered at sea. In lieu of flowers and other memoriam, donations to Father Joe's Villages (St. Vincent de Paul), San Diego.

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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 2, 2020
Priscella has always been full of spunk and fun. She always added something special when she was around. We South Hills High School ladies will miss her terribly. God rest her soul.
Gail Arakelian
June 30, 2020
So sad to learn of Priscilla's passing away at such a young age. She was a lovely person, a good and kind friend, as well as a wonderful co worker for many years. She is greatly missed by many whose path she crossed
over the years.
Ann Morgan
June 28, 2020
So very sad to lose my sweet dear friend.. Our friendship stretched more than 50 years. Her heart of gold touched mine through the ups and the downs of our lives. So grateful for road trips, and our trip to China with Pam. No more pain dear one. Love
Carleen Foley Gannon
June 28, 2020
Priscilla was a wonderful teacher, loyal friend and beautiful human being. She loved good conversation and was always available to talk and share. She was very generous and thoughtful always. Our greatest connections were teaching and our beloved animals. She was a wonderful neighbor and I will never pass her home without a heavy heart. The world has lost a good one, way too soon. I am grateful she was with her beloved Pippa till she was called. Thank you Tom and Che for being family. Priscilla was unique. To know her was to love her. God Bless her and May she RIP knowing she made this world a better place. Until we meet again,
Michele Farres and family
Michele Farres
June 28, 2020
Heartbreaking . one of my high school buddies. We stayed in touch at previous reunions, & luncheons with our fellow classmates. Priscilla was a beautiful lady inside & out! Always so very kind! May she Rest In Peace! Memory Eternal!
Diane Spadier Kaefer
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