Sandra Gail Richie 69, died November 19, 2017 after a courageous fight and lengthy illness. She was born March 3, 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sandra was an extraordinary woman. She is preceded in death by her parents, Gil Nead and Adele Rogge. She is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Fred Richie and her children, Jason Richie of Brea California, Shay Helie and son-in law Don Helie, of Salt Lake City, Utah and Kim Evans and son-in-law, Kevin Evans of Phoenix, Arizona, and by her Grandchildren, Kyler Richie, Sierra Evans and Chase Evans and his wife Lauran and by her great granddaughter Aubree Evans and her “girls” Bailey and Bella. We are very grateful to the entire CTIC Staff and entire Transplant Team of the Norton Thoracic Institute Transplantation Program at St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Donations can be sent to: NTI 500 W. Thomas Road, Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85013. Sandra’s last selfless act was organ donation and she would encourage everyone to give the gift of life. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved and knew her as her smile and love for life impacted all those she met. Private Services to be held. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.