Obituary for Robin Cluff

Robin Cluff, of Pima, entered into life eternal Wednesday evening, Nov. 10, 2021, surrounded by her family.  She was 66 years old.  

Robin Cluff was born Feb. 5, 1955, to Paul and Geneal Goodman in Safford, Arizona.  She was the sixth child of eight; her siblings were Roland, Mary, Mike, Lincoln, Gale, Cindy, and Kelly.  She graduated from Snowflake High School in 1973. 

After graduating, Robin moved to Flagstaff to attend Northern Arizona University (NAU).  While attending NAU, Robin came to visit her sister Cindy at EAC and met the love of her life, Donald Cluff.  Don and Robin were sealed in the Provo, Utah Temple on Dec. 21, 1974.  Don and Robin have four children.  

After living in Tucson, Don and Robin moved back to Pima to raise their family.  Once all her children were in school, Robin completed her degree in education.  She taught as a second-grade teacher and later went on to earn her Master’s Degree of Education and became a reading coach until she retired from Pima Elementary School.

Robin Cluff

Robin was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings, including as Primary President, relief society counselor, and varying callings in the church. She loved to serve those around her and was a friend to all.   

Her life passions were music, teaching, and family.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  She was known for her beautiful voice and was often asked to sing at various functions.  She played the violin, the cello, and the piano.  Robin also loved spending time in The Gila Valley Arizona Temple. 

Robin was preceded in death by her father, mother, and her sister, Mary.  She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Don Cluff; her brothers, Roland Goodman, Mike Goodman (Janet), Lincoln Goodman (Lorry), Gale Goodman (Teresa), and Kelly Goodman (Cheryl); her sister, Cindy Clites (Bill); her children, Brendan and Katie Cluff, Karen Cluff, Brian and Marie Cluff, and Jennifer Reed, and 18 grandchildren.  

The family will receive friends Saturday morning, Nov. 20, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Pima Highway Chapel.  Funeral services will start at 11 a.m. Concluding services will follow at the Pima Cemetery.

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