Mary Jo was born in Glenwood Springs, CO to Ed and Mary Hightower. She lived her life in Colorado Springs, CO; Delta, CO; Pine Grove, PA; and lastly Tucson, AZ.
Mary Jo passed away at home. She was 55 years old.
Mary Jo was preceded in death by her father Ed Hightower, grandparents Ora and Alma Hightower, and Lewis and Carmen Rush.
Mary Jo is survived by her children Amanda Goodman and Shawn Boltz, her grandchildren Maci Goodman and Emmalynn Boltz, her mother Mary Hightower and sisters Lea Ann Ingraham, Linda Hightower and Cindy Rushton. Mary Jo is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.