Boots Duffy died June 9. She was 77.

Mrs. Duffy was born Dec. 18, 1936, in San Francisco to William and Anne Murphy. After gradating from Star of the Sea High School, she attended University of Portland. She married Dan in 1958 and they moved to Newfoundland. They moved to Portland and she became one of the first two female softball umpires in the Northwest. She went on to train umpires.

She is survived by her husband Dan; sister, Cathy Davis; sons, Mike (Laura), Daniel (Lori) and Sean (Vlasta); daughters, Shannon (Rhoda), Erin and Kerry; and four grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, at Holy Trinity Church in Beaverton, followed by a reception. Memorial donations can be made at any First Citizens Bank branch for the Boots Duffy Memorial Scholarship Fund.