Lee Shaw
Lee Shaw

Obituary of Lee R. Shaw

Lee R. Shaw, age 77, passed away on September 15, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carolyn Shaw; his children: Carole (Dave Oliphant), Cynthia (Freestone), Kimberly (Tom Tippets), Matthew, Jason (Derena Shaw), Tamara (Tedd Richins); his sister: Janet (Lawrence Keim); 18 Grandchildren and 15 Great-Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hyrum Shaw and Julia Rodda, his brother, Arthur Shaw, his son-in-law Steve Freestone, and his grandson David Richins. Lee was born on February 07, 1944, in Rock Island, IL. He mostly resided in Arizona, graduating from Arcadia High School. Lee was a member of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints and valiantly served in many callings, his favorite being the ward clerk. Lee and his wife, Carolyn, mostly resided in AZ and have lived in their current home for the last 30 years. While in Show Low, AZ he was a volunteer FireFighter and certified Fire Investigator. He built a 35-year career in computer programming and was completely self-taught. Following in his mothers’ footsteps, Lee was very passionate about the Phoenix Suns, and considered himself to be their #1 fan. Lee loved magic, acting, reading, learning, and loved joking with those he cared about most. He had a great sense of humor. Lee dedicated his life and love to his wife and family. He was extremely proud of his posterity. Due to Covid-19, services will be held in February 2022. Condolences may be sent to 9907 N. 88th Dr, Peoria, AZ 85345.
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