Christine Marie Warders

Jan 12, 1949 - Mar 11, 2020

Christine Marie Warders

January 12, 1949 - March 11, 2020


Christine Marie Warders, 71, passed away March 11, 2020 at Ryan House Hospice, Phoenix, AZ. She had earlier suffered a stroke.

She was born January 12, 1949 to Robert and Dorothy Doster in Toledo, OH.

She was a graduate of St. Ursula's Academy in Toledo. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bowling Green University in 1971.

After graduation she worked as a research chemist for Gulf Oil Company in Houston, TX. In 1983 she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she worked in the research lab for Sola Ophthalmic. In 1991 she began her career as a science and homebound teacher for Glendale Union High School District. She retired in 2014. As a homebound teacher she derived great satisfaction from working with students too ill to attend classes in person.

Her interests included sewing, hiking, camping, crafts, square dancing and cooking. Above all she was devoted to her family.

She is survived by her husband, William, and her daughter Ellen Jennie as well as her stepdaughter Kristi McCardell and Kristi's family, Andrew, Emily and Courtney Warders-Reiff. She is also survived by her sister Janis Cady and her nieces and nephew.

Chris was a very original and "out of the box" thinker. As an example, when asked the age-old question, "Is the glass half full or half empty", her observation was that it was both.

Her favorite poet was Maya Angelou who wrote:

'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me.

She was loved by all who knew her.


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