Amy Heather McGriff Biorn | Obituary

Amy Heather McGriff Biorn, 44, of Pullman, passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, surrounded by the love of her family. Amy was born July 8, 1977 in Kennewick to Leonard and Sarah McGriff. She graduated from Kamiakin High School and Washington State University.

In a previous marriage, Amy had two children, Cooper and Lynnsey Biorn. Amy’s greatest joy in life was being Cooper and Lynnsey’s mother. His love and pride for them was undeniable. She enjoyed attending all of their activities including football, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, tennis and music events.

Amy has worked at Work Source, Simplot and taught preschool at Faith Assembly Church in Pasco while residing in the Tri-Cities. After moving to Pullman in 2017, Amy went to work at Pullman Family Medicine. She loved her time working there and adored the people she worked with. Amy was very involved in the Royal Family Kids Camp. For 14 years, she volunteered at the foster children’s camp, including serving as assistant director for several years. For the past two years, Amy has been in the biggest fight of her life, ultimately losing her battle with kidney cancer.

Amy is survived by her parents, Leonard and Sarah McGriff; his son, Cooper; daughter, Lynnsey; his sister, Abby Hampton (Tim); nieces Claire and Tessa; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

The memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Corbeill Funeral Home, 905 S. Grand Ave., Pullman.

Online condolences can be sent to In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Amy’s memory to Royal Family Kids, PO Box 2403 Pasco, WA 99302.

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