To View Linda's Celebration of Life CLICK HERETo View Linda's Memorial Tribute CLICK HERELinda Susan Klein, 81, passed away peacefully July 10th at the Casa de la Luz hospice in Tucson, after a long struggle with multiple sclerosis. She was surrounded by loving family members in her final days.\n\nBorn in Buffalo, NY on April 17, 1937, Linda was the daughter of Ruth and Milton Klaiber. She grew up in Kenmore and Buffalo and attended Riverside High School. After marrying she started a career as a lab technician at Grand Island Biological Company while raising her family in Grand Island and Tonawanda. After moving to Tucson in 1979, she worked as a research lab assistant at the University of Arizona and was a co-author of several biology research articles. She often spoke of how much she loved her time there. Linda was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi - Alpha Nu Masters sorority for over thirty years and enjoyed many long lasting friendships with her sorority sisters.\n\nLinda liked music, movies, and decorating, but especially enjoyed spending time engaging with her family and friends. Throughout her life she was loved by many for her warm personality, sense of humor, and strong will. In her later years she battled courageously against the effects of her illness and managed to maintain her spirit, determination, and loving ways all the while.\n\nLinda is survived by her loving husband Donald Klein, her sister Joan Racz, her children Michael Job, Susan Borden (husband Ed), Laurie Lewandowski (husband Joseph), and David Job (wife Laureen). Also by her grandchildren Corey Hill, Stephen Borden, Lindsey Lewandowski, Ryan Lewandowski, Abbie Lewandowski, Joshua Job, and Austin Job; and her great-grandchildren Evie, Hazel, and Brooklynn.\n\nA memorial service for Linda will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday July 14th at Vistoso Funeral Home, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, Oro Valley, Arizona 85755. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; https://www.nationalmssociety.org/.