Janet Smith, a resident of Gilbert, AZ for the past 22 years passed away on July 12, 2017 peacefully in her home. She was born January 29, 1954 in South Dakota to Nancy and William Reilly. She grew up in the greater Denver Colorado area. In 1972, she married a local boy William Smith, who was the love her life. They were lucky to celebrate 45 wonderful years together raising two children; Shannon Smith of Mesa, AZ; and BJ Smith of Aurora, CO. As a military family, they were able to live and travel all over Europe and the United States. Jan led a very happy and fulfilled life with family, friends and activities. She loved all holidays especially Christmas. She was extremely talented at cross-stitch and completed gifts for family and friends for holidays, birthdays, weddings. She was an extraordinary person and will be missed by all who knew her. Jan was preceded in death by her grandparents John and Lillian Reilly, Franklin and Mary Carroll, Aunt Joan Reilly, and her mother Nancy Reilly. Jan is survived by her husband William Smith, her two children Shannon and BJ Smith; along with her two siblings Steven Reilly and Diane Emmons; and grandchild Tyler Corbin. In lieu of sending flowers, please send donations to the ALS Association Arizona Chapter in her name.