Marylou R. Edwards, 71 of Tempe, Arizona passed away on April 17, 2018. She was born in 1947 the daughter of Leonard and Millicent (Doney) Rice in Baltimore, Maryland. She worked as a Director in the Aerospace industry for many years and had lived in Arizona for the past 13 years. Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Jennifer Thies of Tempe, Arizona and Carrie Van Sickle of Chander, Arizona and their families. A Celebration of Life to honor Marylou will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:30pm at St. James the Apostle Episcopal Church, 975 East Warner Road, Tempe, Arizona. A private gathering for family and friends will take place that evening at the home of Jim and Carrie Van Sickle. In lieu of flowers, Marylou had requested memorial contributions in her name be made to St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, Attn: Development, 2831 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85009 or online at www.firstfoodbank.org Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe, Arizona is compassionately serving the family.