HALPER, Joan, passed away July 15, 2013. Born and raised in New York, Joan moved with her family to Tucson in 1974. She had a passion for painting and writing. Her poetry and prose have appeared in various publications, including the Arizona Daily Star. She had been on the Board of the Tucson Press Club. She is survived by her children, Stacey Halper of Tucson, Bruce Halper of Tucson, Warren Halper of Plattsburgh, NY, Carly Worth of Auburn, WA and Marlene Dunham of Kirkland, WA; also three granddaughters and two great-granddaughters. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Peppi's House, 5301 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, 85712. Arrangements by HUDGEL'S SWAN FUNERAL HOME.
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