Sarah Deborah Phifer, 41, of Beaumont, CA passed away unexpectedly on September 14, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Sarah is survived by her mom (Debbie Phifer), sister (Heather Williams), nieces (Alex & Bailey Williams) and nephew (Gavin Williams); as well as her grandmother (Ruth DeForge ), uncles, aunts, and cousins. Sarah was very intelligent, had a biting wit, had a strong sense of empathy, and had an affinity for the Latino culture.
Sarah grew up in Beaumont, attended Precious Blood School, Beaumont High School, and graduated Yucaipa High School in 1996. Sarah went on to receive her BA in Social Sciences with minors in Spanish and Latino Studies from CSUSB. During her time at CSUSB, she spent a year studying at the university in Queretaro, Mexico. She was bilingual and worked in a crisis call center in Chicago for several years. She moved to Chicago about 11 years ago and fell in love with the city
Sarah grew up playing softball and later, following college and professional softball. She LOVED Wrigley Field, referring to it as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” and went to several baseball games there while living in Chicago.
Sarah started working for Grub Hub 3 years ago where she made some amazing and lasting friendships. Sarah was known for checking in on those she cared for and always put others before herself. She was the most caring and loving human that you have ever met. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her. Rest in Paradise “Sarah Ann.”