Juneau resident Phyllis Joan Hurst, 78, died June 27, 2005, at home.
She was one of eight children of Herbert and Helen Rawlinson. She was a longtime resident of Lancaster, Pa., and moved to Alaska in 2003. She worked for more than 50 years in the clerical field.
She enjoyed reading and playing Scrabble and card games with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Russ Hurst in Lancaster; her daughter, Karen Hurst and her family in Fremont, Calif.; her son, Jeff Hurst and daughter-in-law Jane Hurst in Juneau; her sister, Judy Boren in Oklahoma City, Okla.; and her brother, Robert Rawlinson in York, Pa.
At her request, no formal memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 419 Sixth St., Juneau, 99801 or Alzheimer's Disease Research, P.O. Box 1950, Clarksburg, Md., 20871-1950.