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East Lawn Palms Mortuary & Cemetery

5801 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ

OBITUARY

Mary B. Pryde

August 16, 1937November 4, 2019
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Mary B Pryde, age 82, of Tucson, Arizona passed away peacefully, holding her husband and daughter's hands on Monday November 4, 2019. Mary was born August 16, 1937 in Paintsville, Kentucky. Mary was a strong woman who was loved by her family and whom she loved and cared for in return. She was preceded in death by her parents Samuel Epperson Welch, Jr. at Normandy, France, Sola Welch in Tucson AZ her 1st Husband, Robert Fairchild, and her Beloved Son, Brett Fairchild in Tucson, AZ.

Mary was a Military Officer's wife and raised 4 children of her own and later raised her daughter's children. She obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and worked at various positions including many business and investment endeavors with her husband William.

Mary graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in June, 1959. She was a proud Mensa Member since 1966. She obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license October 1985.

She is survived by her Husband, William A Pryde, 2 Sons, Gregory Fairchild and Gary Pryde(wife Denise), and Daughter, Jennifer DeGrazia(Pryde). Additionally, she is survived by grandchildren; Lisa, Jeremy, Trevor, Rebecca & Wyatt Fairchild, William "Tyler", Austin & Adam Pryde, Zoe Montano, and Angelo & Jasmine DeGrazia. She also had 4 Great Grandchildren.

A graveside service for Mary will be held Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at East Lawn Palms Mortuary, 5801 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.eastlawnpalmsmortuary.com for the Pryde family.

Services

  • Graveside Service Thursday, November 14, 2019

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MARY AND LOUIE - OCT 2019

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SOLA WELCH - MARY'S MOM

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MARY'S FATHER
SAMUEL WELCH JR

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SAMUEL WELCH - MARY'S FATHER

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MARY LOST HER FATHER AT NORMANDY FRANCE

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MARY AND LOUIE - OCT 2019

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SOLA WELCH - MARY'S MOM

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MARY'S FATHER
SAMUEL WELCH JR

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SAMUEL WELCH - MARY'S FATHER

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MARY LOST HER FATHER AT NORMANDY FRANCE

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