Mary Curtis Karalis, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2018 in her home in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mary personified the courageous spirit required in order to battle Alzheimer’s disease. Mary was the loving wife of John Karalis, and mother to Amy Collopy and late son Theodore Karalis. Mary studied interior design at Hamline, where she was also the lead singer of the University choir. Throughout their marriage, Mary enjoyed accompanying her husband John on his international travels as a corporate lawyer. She also enjoyed spending her time on Green Lake in Spicer, Minnesota. Mary is survived, by her husband John Karalis, daughter Amy (Thomas) Collopy; grandson Tully Collopy; brother James Curtis and three nieces. A memorial service will be held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 11:00 am. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street Phoenix, AZ 85014.
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