Ann Rainsford Brady Padilla age 87 of Oracle AZ passed away peacefully into the arms of our Lord Jesus September 9, 2021.
Preceded in death by parents William and Vera Brady, loving husband of 55 years Gildardo (Paton) Padilla, bothers Gerald and William Jr. Brady, sisters Vera May Benjamin and Carol Gamino, three sons William (Tony), Peter JR Padilla, and Richard Padilla.
Ann is survived by her children David (Lyn) Padilla, Carol Padilla, Catherine (Keary) Lutz, Robin (John) Sullivan, grandchildren Michael, Matthew, Jeremiah, Joshua, Manuela, Aaron, Brian, Keith and Jessica, Sebastian, Michael, Gabriel, Athena, and 17 great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Ann moved from Los Angeles CA at the age of 16 to Florence AZ to reside with her god mother Margaret, meet the love of her life Gildardo. They married October 6, 1952. They had 6 children. Ann is the great granddaughter of AZ pioneer and first elected sheriff of Pima Co. Peter Rainsford Brady. She is also a descendant of John William Sweeney, Manuela Salazar Ramirez and Theodore Ramirez of Florence AZ.
Burial will be held at the Town of Florence Cemetery on Salazar Rd., Florence AZ, October 23, 2021 at 3:00 PM, please join the Padilla family for a reception to follow at the LB Cantina in Florence.
Thank you to Santa Catalina Parish of Tucson for their continued support and Casa de la Luz for the compassionate care of our beloved Mother. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either.