Mary M. Murphy, 98, died peacefully on Oct. 11, 2021, in Poulsbo, Washington.
She was born on March 9, 1923, in Ketchikan.
A Ketchikan native, she taught in elementary schools in California, Washington and Alaska for more than 25 years.
Mary Murphy was preceded in death by her four sisters and a brother.
She is survived by her niece, Patricia Durbin of Port Townsend, Washington.
A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Bayview Cemetery.