Donna Deen (Gump) Miller, loving mother and grandmother, passed away July 29, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Donna was born February 2, 1925, in Ft. Wayne, IN., to Russell and Viola Gump. She married Jerry Miller November 25, 1948 and they were married for 57 years. They moved to Flagstaff, AZ., where she was a Librarian for Flagstaff Public Schools.
She was a devout Catholic supported by the faith community at San Francisco De Asis Parish. Donna was a "soldier" for Christ with the Legion of Mary, Cursillista, Benedictine Oblate and a relative a St. Therese of Lisieux. A woman of great Faith defined how she loved and lived her life to the fullest. She was an artist, adventurous world traveler and a vibrant light to be around. She was more interested in others' stories than her own, had a passion to learn about the world around her and had an infectious laugh! She had a competitive spirit, especially playing croquet, cribbage and bingo. She married Arthur Scott, April 27, 2008 (at the age of 83).
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Art, her second husband, were great companions for each other in their later years. They enjoyed movies, dinners with friends and a lot of laughs. They enjoyed 9 years together, he preceded her in death. She is survived by her brother Thomas Gump, and her six children Mark, Chris, Laura, Maria, Carrie (Mark) and Patrick (Teresa). Her grandchildren Carly, Eric, Drew, Jill, Ben, David, Jaye, Tray, Laura Kate and McKenna Deen all know the love of this incredible grandma.
The family wishes to thank Elmcroft Senior Living and Americare Hospice for their loving care in her final days. Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe, AZ is compassionately serving the family.