Karen Marie Kluchonic Formerly of Tucson, AZ lost her courageous battle against cancer on Thursday, April 27, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family and friends at the age of 35. Karen is survived by her loving father and stepmother, George and Kimberly Kluchonic; brother, Bob (Amy) West and their children, Karen, Ella and Jade; aunt Rosie (Jim)White; stepsisters Lindsay and Caitlin Woodruff; cousin, Brandon Long; "special mom" Lucinda West; special friends, Ryan, Viri, and her San Diego crew. Karen was a beloved 7th and 8th grade teacher at La Paloma Academy Tucson, AZ and was affectionally known as Miss K. Her family would like to thank CareFirst and everyone at the Falck Cancer Center for their loving care of Karen. It was Karens' wishes that services be held privately and that she would return home to her cherished San Diego. Those wishing to remember Karen please consider donations to Food Bank of the Southern Tier, 388 Upper Oakwood Avenue, Elmira, New York 14903 in her memory.