March 31, 2010
Mary Strickland passed away on March 6, 2010 in Prescott, Ariz. at the age of 81. She and her husband, Gene Strickland, moved to Cave Creek in 1962 with their four children from Peoria, Ill.
Mary was a homemaker and also worked as a bookkeeper plus other duties in the family owned business.
She belonged to The Cave Creek Mother's Club and The Desert Foothills Woman's Club serving the club in elected positions over the years and enjoyed Bridge. Mary enjoyed traveling worldwide, swimming, and playing countless games of Pinochle with her husband.
Mary was a kind and loving person who was also a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Her son, Jeff, and her husband, Gene, of 52 years of marriage, preceded Mary in death. Her surviving sisters: Velda and Willadean, children: Randy, Kim and Denise and grandchildren: Alexas, Shannon and Anna, will miss her greatly. No formal services are planned.