Joanne F. McPherson, 69 years old, passed away March 28, 2016 after a 15 year battle with cancer. Loving wife of Robert W.; Mother of Robert W. McPherson Jr. and Melanie Ann McPherson; oldest sister of seven others. A Memorial Service will be held on April 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM, at the Vistoso Funeral Home, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd., Oro Valley, AZ. Joanne will be sorely missed by her family, friends, Garden Club and her sisters at Phi Delta Kappa. In lieu of flowers donations in Joanne's name may be made to the Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation. Joanne lived her life to the fullest and to the best of her ability right up until the end.