Pamela Jane Harris, 43, died of natural causes on July 22, 2007 at the Sherman Home Hospice of the Valley in Scottsdale, AZ. Pam was born on September 12, 1963 in Phoenix. She was the third daughter of the late Henry Barton Harris and Janice S. Harris Hess and beloved stepdaughter of the late Edward Leigh Hess. Pam attended Kiva Elementary, Saguaro and Arcadia High Schools, SMU and graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson, with a degree in Psychology. Pam earned a teaching certificate and a Masters in Education from A.S.U. Pam taught in the Scottsdale School District for 10 years. Pam is survived by her mother, Janice Hess of Paradise Valley, sisters: Susan Harris Mertens Herbert of Escondido, CA; Cynthia Harris Mahoney Dan; MaryAnne Hess Reinking Bill and brother, Carl Edward Hess Cheryl, all of Scottsdale, AZ. Pam was a loving aunt to her 10 nieces and nephews; Tyler, Niki and Claire Mertens; Tres, Henry and Malin Mahoney; William and Jacob Reinking; Carl and Sean Hess. Pam is also survived by her dear friend, Michael Kolb of Scottsdale. Pam was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by her family, friends and former students. As one of those students recently wrote,
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