Phillip Nils Pearson, 74, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Bartlett, IL passed away March 6, 2010. Phillip was born in Chicago, IL and graduated from Hirsch High School in 1954. He played varsity baseball and basketball in high school and went on to play varsity baseball at Beloit College, Beloit, WI. He was a member of the SAE National Fraternity and graduated from Beloit College in 1958. Phillip served with the Army's 321st Log Command in Chicago and the Wisconsin National Guard from 1959 to 1961. He was the National Accounts Sales Manager for United States Gypsum Company, headquartered in Chicago, for 38 years. Phillip is survived by his wife of 50 years, Harriet (Lindenberg) Pearson of Tucson; children, Gregg and Kathy Pearson of Doylestown, PA, Gary and Deborah Pearson of Dallas, TX and Tane and Kristin (Pearson) Abbott of Larkspur, CA; and grandchildren, Sara, Phil, Christian, Jordan, Hayden, Annika and Hayden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hulda and Nils Pearson. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. 1st Ave. Oro Valley, AZ 85737. In lieu of flowers, donations in Phillip's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Salvation Army or Resurrection Lutheran Church.