60, of Phoenix, passed away suddenly on May 21, 2015. She was born on November 7th, 1954 to Ronald and Connie Zardus in Phoenix, AZ. Karen was a wonderful mother, sister, daughter and caregiver. She loved her family and the people she took care of. She had a kind gentle spirit and a great sense of humor. She was preceded in death by her husband David. Karen is survived by her parents Ronald and Connie Zardus, sisters Ronnette Zardus Taylor, LeeAnn Zardus and Jennifer Hood; brother Christopher Zardus, daughters Jennifer Williams, Therese Williams and son Nicky Williams and grandchildren Chase and Aria. Karen’s loving nature and contagious laugh will be sorely missed. Memorial Service will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Vincent de Paul, PO Box 13600, Phx., AZ 85002.