Beloved wife and mother Phyllis Elkourie McGuffie, 86, a resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away on January 12, 2019.
Phyllis is survived by her husband of 62 years Clyde McGuffie, sons Alex and Philip; daughters Mary and Maxie; and four grandchildren Callie, Lena, Rachael, and Claire. She was born in Birmingham Alabama and graduated with her bachelorette degree from the University of Colorado in 1954. Clyde and Phyllis moved to Arizona in 1960 from Ann Arbor Michigan. She was a lover of art, movies, mystery novels, politics, the beach, and animals of all kinds. She survived three bouts of lung cancer over a span of 20 years. She was a fighter.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Rd. Scottsdale. Visit hansenmortuary.com for condolences.Print Obituary & Condolences