MILLER, Laura Thorne, July 9, 1944 - April 5, 2013. Laura departed this life for a better one on April 5, 2013. She dedicated her 40 year working career to improving the lives of vulnerable children and adults in Arizona. She is survived by her husband, David; children, Meredith Lockett, Tabitha Miller, Lori Adam, Richard Miller, Janel Mioduszewski and Christina Firmiss; brother, William Reid Thorne Jr.; seven grandchildren and two nephews. She was loved by many and is sorely missed. The family requests donations to Pima Council on Aging or Casa de Los Niño's in lieu of flowers. A memorial gathering will be held at the family home on May 4, 2013. Call 520-270- 4418 for specifics.