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Donna Marie Harris Donna Marie Harris, age 58, of Goodyear, passed away Monday, the 2nd of October at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona due to sudden complications while battling a serious illness. Donna was born in 1958 in Winchester, Virginia, to Roy and Nancy Harris. She graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School in Quicksburg, Virginia in 1977. Donna then obtained a Bachelor ’ s Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Upon graduating in 1981, Donna moved to the Phoenix area and pursued a long and distinguished career with the Arizona Department of Corrections. After 22 years of service, Donna retired as a Bureau Administrator in 2004. Following her retirement from the Arizona Department of Corrections, Donna started her own all natural skin care and home products business called NaturOli Beautiful, LLC in Peoria with her late life partner, Chris Sicurella. The business continues to operate in her honor. Donna found true joy in being there for others and took pride in caring for and being compassionate toward those she loved. She enjoyed taking trips back to Virginia to visit her parents and family and spent a lot of her free time with her with her daughter, Christina. Donna is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Clayton Luft, of Goodyear; her parents, Roy and Nancy Harris, of Mount Jackson, Virginia; and her brother, Martin Harris, of Great Falls, Virginia. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held for all friends, family, and loved ones in the Phoenix area on the 14th of October 2017 at 3:00 pm at the Best Funeral Services, 9380 West Peoria Avenue, Peoria, Arizona 85345. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Liver Foundation at 39 Broadway Suite 2700, New York, New York 10006 or online at http://www.liver foundation.org/ or to your favorite charity of choice.
Published on  December 11, 2017
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