Phyllis Crane Blocki
Sept. 6, 1923 to Aug. 4, 2014
Phyllis Crane Blocki passed away suddenly on Aug. 4, 2014 — just 4 weeks shy of her 91st birthday. Born and reared in Chicago, she and her husband William Blocki raised 4 daughters.
The family first lived in the suburbs of Chicago and later in Northern Ohio and Eastern Pennsylvania.
After a divorce, Phyllis worked in public relations for the CBS affiliate in Harrisburg, Penn. before moving on to PR for Steven Green Press in Brattleboro, Vt.
Tiring of long, snowy winters, she moved on again to sunny San Diego, where other family soon gravitated as well.
She finally migrated to the Santa Cruz area in 2006, when her daughter and son in law retired to Felton.
Phyllis was always known for her quick wit, her sense of humor and the friendships she formed wherever she went.
A memorial service is planned for mid-October.