Philip G. Basso, 72, peacefully passed away January 20, 2018 in Glendale, AZ surrounded by family. Philip was born in Chicago, IL to Doris and George "Fred" Basso. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corp for 5 years until Honorably Discharged in 1970 and spent an additional year in the reserves. Philip worked as a Computer Programmer in his military and his civilian life. He graduated from Northern Arizona University with honors in 1996. He is survived by his two loving daughters: Linda Snyder (Bob), and Sheryl Nordstrom (Erik), and his grandson, Cadence Nordstrom.