Evelyn “Lyn” Cahill-Ramirez, 56 passed away comfortably in her home on September 3, 2021 in Chandler, AZ. Lyn fiercely fought Glioblastoma brain cancer for the past 4 ½ years with amazing Faith, Strength and Courage.
Lyn is survived by her loving husband of 35 years Carlos Ramirez Jr and 2 children, their son Carson Ramirez and daughter Alanna Ramirez; Her mother Karen Clarno (Jeff ); Father Dennis Cahill (partner Liz Varney); Brothers James Cahill (Joan) Brendan Cahill (Norah); Sisters Maret Wicks (Jeff), Kim Clarno, Kate Clarno, and Annette Perez (Danny).
Lyn was born on November 23, 1964 and grew up in Tempe. A graduate of Tempe High School, class of 82, raising her family in Tempe then moving to Chandler in 1998. Lyn went back to complete her education at Arizona State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in Recreation Management. She was employed with the City of Tempe for 17 years working at nearly every Tempe recreation center (Escalante, Dennis Cahill Senior Center, Pyle Adult Center and Kiwanis Recreation Center.) She loved serving the community and always had a service minded heart and wanted the residents/customers to have a positive experience.
Lyn was always invested in exercising. She enjoyed being an aerobics instructor, hiking, CrossFit training, and camping in Payson (Bear Flats). By far, Lyn’s favorite form of exercise was running. As an avid runner Lyn ran 3 marathons, several half marathons, 10K’S and 5K’s.
A rosary will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 10:30 A.M. with a Mass held at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Basha, 230 W. Galveston Street, Chandler. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com