Mary R Pirman, 79, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away on January 19, 2022. Mary was born June 3, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Edward and Ann Mesetz. She was the youngest to her brother Thomas (deceased). She graduated from Nazareth Academy in La Grange, IL in 1960. She became a Registered Nurse in 1963 and graduated with a Nursing degree from University of Illinois in 1967. She married Robert (deceased) before moving to Scottsdale, AZ in 1969. They were blessed with three sons, Stephen, Joel, and Andrew (Deborah). She taught nursing at Scottsdale Community College and Phoenix College and earned a Master’s degree at Arizona State University in 1990, becoming a Nurse Practitioner and a tenured professor of Nursing at SCC until retiring in 2003. She enjoyed vacationing with her family in Mancos, CO, traveling and eating with her friends, finding treasures at thrift stores, decorating and redecorating her house, and spoiling her grandson, Caleb and her Jack Russell terrier, Lucy. Mary is survived by her three sons and grandson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at Messinger Indian School Mortuary on Sunday January 30th at 1:00 pm. Donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley (https://www.hov.org/donate) or National League Foundation for Nursing Education (https://members.nln.org/donate).