Chandler, AZ - Joan Hilton was born May 10, 1928 and died December 23, 2020, in Chandler, at the Independent Living Center, where she had lived for 4 years. Joan is survived by her daughter, Terry Higbee; her grandsons, James and Craig Higbee; her granddaughter, Alyssa Sullivan; and her great granddaughter, McKenna.
Joan spent her adult life in Hilton, New York where she was a highly respected 4th grade teacher. Her needlework hobby won acclaims at the NY State Fair and Monroe County Fair.
Joan shared an active community life with her husband Bruce. They were active in the Walker Volunteer Fireman Company and local politics.
Joan's sunny smile and joy of life will be missed by young and old alike.