Delite Hancock Gaddie, passed away peacefully in her home with family on November 25, 2014, in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral services are Saturday, November 29, 2014, at 10 AM, preceded by a viewing at 9 AM, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mesa Stake Center, 1050 S. Hobson St., Mesa, AZ, 85204. Additional viewing will be from 6-8 PM on Friday, November 28, 2014, at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way in Mesa. For more information go to www.bunkerfuneral.com
She is survived by her husband, Ernest Lawrence Gaddie, children Glen, Reed, Kelly Sue, Lora, and Lisa, and 23 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Delite was the founder of several private and charter schools, named Educator of the Year by the Arizona Private School Association, a courageous patriot, an exceptional Accredited Genealogical Researcher, a Confidential Intermediary certified by the Supreme Court, and a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.