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Mary Jo Cruikshank

August 22, 1952 — June 24, 2020

Mary Jo Cruikshank, of Sedona, AZ, passed away June 24, 2020 with her husband and son Dan and Matthew, at her side. She was 67.

Besides her husband and son, she is survived by her stepson Dennis (Traci); grandchildren Kaelyn and Drew; sister Marci Malik; brother Ralph Peterson (Molly); cousins Sue Thayer (Mike) and Joan Peterson (Paul); plus several nieces and nephews.

In 1985, as International Product Planner for Tonka Toy Corporation, she successfully brought the popular toy, Pound Puppies, to market. She was named Employee of the Year and received the Presidents Award.

A service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 2:00pm at Westcott Funeral Home; 1013 E. Mingus Ave.; Cottonwood, AZ 86336.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in honor of Mary Jo directed to Patient Palliative Care can be made online at Select Patient Palliative care in the drop-down box and indicate the gift is in honor or memory of Mary Jo Cruikshank.

Gifts can also be sent to: Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation, 1030 N. San Francisco St., Suite 130, Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and announcement by Gov. Doug Ducey, masks MUST be worn and we can not allow more than 50 people in our chapel.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
- Westcott Funeral Home
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Jo Cruikshank, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Westcott Funeral Home - Cottonwood

1013 East Mingus Avenue, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

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