Mary Daley

Obituary of Mary Ann Daley

Mary Ann Daley passed away January 29, 2024 at the age of 90. She led a life full of

love and faith and left family and friends feeling cherished, saddened and truly blessed for

having her grace their lives.

Mary Ann was born in Portsmouth, Ohio and discovered at an early age a love of music

which she carried throughout her life. As a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of

Music, Mary Ann was able to take that love of music and share it with everyone through

performing with opera companies, symphonies, churches and schools.

Mary Ann was beloved as a music teacher in schools, private piano teacher, music

director for the Folk Group of St Odilia’s Catholic Church and youth music director at

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic church.

In addition to music, Mary Ann worked tirelessly creating and maintaining opportunities

for special needs people starting with her son Michael.

She also was well respected in the insurance and finance industry, helping many clients

navigate the complex intricacies of health insurance and financial planning.

Mary Ann is survived by 3 of her children; Sean, Michael and Katie and a grandson,

Michael. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Bill, and her daughter,

Teri Ann.

Her viewing will be Thursday, February 15th

4:00PM – 7:00PM                                          

Adair Funeral Home Avalon Chapel

8090 N. Northern Ave

Oro Valley, AZ 85704


A Memorial Mass will be held at on Friday, February 23rd


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church

8650 N. Shannon Rd

Tucson, AZ 85742


In lieu of flowers, Mary Ann would appreciate a donation to made to her son Michael’s Day Program, Project Origins. “Origins” as we like to call it, is a part of the Southwestern Global College. Michael was the first student to join the program upon its founding in 1987.

Donations can be made directly via Zelle or checks can be mailed to the address below.

Donations are not tax deductible but will be put to very good use.


To donate via Zelle, please enter this email address:

(yes, you are sending to Southwestern Global College)


For those who want to send checks, please make payable to:

Origins Southwest

PO Box 40332

Tucson, AZ 85717


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