Joan Marmaduke Stuart, 92, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2019 with family by her side. She moved to Scottsdale in 1959 and in addition to her role as a dedicated mother, frequently served in the local community as a volunteer. Joan was born in Evanston, Illinois on October 31, 1927 and raised in Kenilworth, Illinois. Joan was a graduate of New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois; Gulf Park College, Long Beach, Mississippi and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. She was preceded in death by parents Robert Alan Marmaduke and Margaret Terry Marmaduke, brother Robert Alan Marmaduke jr and sister Mary Helen Wayland. Also preceded in death by her three children; Mark William, Scott Alan and Jill Christine. Joan is survived by her son Randall (Deborah) of Santa Fe, NM, Todd of Armidale, NSW Australia and Julia (David) of Cave Creek, AZ and 4 grandchildren, Shaney, Jackson, Matthew and Mitchell.
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