Freda Dou Liu
August 11, 1935 – April 2, 2021
Freda Dou Liu, 85, of Phoenix Arizona, passed away on Good Friday April 2, 2021.
She was born in Beijing, China on August 11, 1935. She was married to Tom Liu in 1957 in Beijing. Freda and Tom both emigrated to America in 1986 following their son and daughter.
Freda was a fashion designer and sample maker at the Beijing Shi Zhuang She Ji Gong Si before the Chinese Communist Revolution. She received an award for her innovative childrenswear designs.
She was a gifted knitter and dressmaker, and had a passion for classical movies. She enjoyed sewing and knitting beautiful garments for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was survived by her husband Tom Liu; her daughter Xiyin Barton; son Allen Liu, Grandchildren Leah Currie, Resa Berry, Wayland Barton, and Joanne Liu; Great-Grandchildren Penny Liu Currie, Lucy Berry, Hudson Currie, Judah Currie, and Robbie Liu Berry; son-in-law Dr. Craig Barton; daughter-in-law Eileen Liu; and Grandson-in-laws Douglas Berry and Dr. David Currie.