Pat Griffin


Pat Griffin, 101, born Dec. 1, 1905 in Graettinger, Iowa, died Sept. 21, 2007 in Payson.

She moved with her family to Phoenix in 1920 and graduated from Tempe Normal and taught in Jerome, Ariz. Later, she married Fred Griffin and they had three daughters, Marilyn Guidry, Carole Carson and Jacquie Lynn Zumach.

Later, she graduated from ASU and taught at Phoenix Elementary in Stephenson School and Emerson Grade School. She received her master's degree at the University of Greeley, Colo. and became principal of Monterey Park School and later Whittier.

She is survived by her daughters and 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.

There will be no services at this time.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Funeral Home.

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