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Laurie Ann Murphy

March 3, 1953 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Laurie Murphy Obituary

Laurie Ann Murphy, 70, passed away on November 8, 2023, in Spur, TX after a valiant battle with cancer.  She was born March 3, 1953, in Bay City, Michigan to Robert and Marion Murphy. 

Survivors include her siblings, Joanne Forbes-Murphy and her wife, Jan, Thomas and his wife, Elena and Timothy and his wife, Cheryl, as well as many loving nieces: Claudia, Megan, Alyssa, Claire and Danica.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Marion Murphy.

Laurie had a successful career in the Army Corp of Engineers and then in Marketing Research with multiple companies and then pursued her passion as an esthetician until her retirement.  She loved to travel and spent a great deal of time in Europe with a particular love of Ireland.  She was also a devoted animal lover and doted on her dogs and specifically her Irish Wolfhounds who brought great joy to her life.

Laurie spent her retirement years in Spur, Texas where she pursued another passion for tiny home living.  She relished her independence and solitude in Spur.

A special thank you to all of her many friends over the years and throughout the country, the hospice staff at Hospice of the South Plains and all of the special angels at University Medical Center Hospital that have provided loving care to Laurie over the years.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in her name.

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