Janet Gay Stratman
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Janet Gay Stratman
  • January 11, 1970 - November 22, 2017
  • Chandler, Arizona

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Janet Stratman was born in Scottsdale, AZ on 1/11/1970 to Ed and Carolyn Crews. She grew up, with her older brother Tim, in Illinois and North Carolina, before coming back to Mesa AZ. She graduated from Arizona State University in 1995 with a degree in Marketing. Janet went on to work in Marketing and Graphic design for Medisoft/NDC Health as well as Compass Christian Church. Janet met her husband, Robert, in 1991 while working at Basha's Supermarket. Robert and Janet were married on 5/27/1995. Janet gave birth to their first child, Jonathan, on 8/16/2001 and their second child, Aubrey, on 1/31/2005. Janet was first diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2005. She underwent numerous surgeries and treatments that brought the cancer under control. In December 2012, it was discovered that her cancer had come back and metastasized in her liver and bones. Janet moved her treatment to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, where amazing doctors and nurses that helped her with every step of her fight. She fought hard for many years but succumbed to her illness on 11/22/2017. Her love for her family and others will continue to live on in those she touched. Her love of God and her faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ saw her and her family through this difficult time. Janet will be dearly missed by those she left behind but she is now receiving her just reward in heaven.

In lieu of flowers, for those who would like to contribute, you are encouraged to donate to one of the following:

Members of Compass Christian Church: Please donate to the upcoming Best Gift for Jesus weekend in Janet's name.

Others: Please donate to Cancer Treatment Centers of America at hopeteamaz.org