Frank Kush
Legendary Arizona State University football coach Frank Kush has died at age 88, the school’s athletic department confirmed Thursday morning.
Jun. 22, 2017
Chicanos Por La Causa
A longtime Valley civic leader known for his work with community organizations has passed away. Pete Garcia was the CEO of Chicanos por La Causa for 25 years. Garcia is credited with developing many of the organization’s programs that now serve nearly 200,000 people in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
May. 4, 2017
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Tribal officials said the man who created the iconic Navajo Nation Seal has died.
Mar. 10, 2017
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This week, it was made public that one of Arizona’s more prominent arts philanthropists had died. Gary Herberger passed away at the age of 79. He was an architect who had trained under Frank Lloyd Wright. And his family has famously given to institutions around the Valley and state.
Mar. 7, 2017
Ted Diethrich
A pioneering Phoenix heart surgeon has passed away after a long battle with brain cancer.
Feb. 27, 2017
Arizona historian and author Jack August has died at age 63. He was known for his work on water policy, but especially on the history of the West.
Jan. 21, 2017
Robert Shelton
Robert Shelton, the founder of the Old West theme park and movie studio Old Tucson, died late last week at the age of 95.
Dec. 19, 2016
Turf Paradise
The big-winning rider was born in Tucson and went on to win almost 4,000 races. Gomez battled substance abuse throughout his career and retired from racing last year.
Dec. 17, 2016
Following the news that former Arizona Gov, Rose Mofford died Thursday at the age of 94, she is being remembered as a unifier during a tumultuous time in the state’s history.
Sep. 15, 2016
Longtime Arizona lawmaker Carolyn Allen died over the weekend at the age of 78. She served in the legislature for 16 years, retiring from the state Senate in 2010. Allen represented Scottsdale and was well known for being extremely straightforward with her views.
Aug. 29, 2016
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We have a sad update to a story we brought you months ago about Arizona pilots who volunteer to fly much-needed blood to hospitals across the state.
Aug. 4, 2016
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Green was known for his fiery candor during his three years at the helm of Arizona's NFL team.
Jul. 22, 2016
Daniel Schay
Daniel Schay was executive director of Theater Works in Peoria, and previously was managing director at Phoenix Theatre.
Apr. 8, 2016
Joe Garagiola Sr.
Joe Garagiola Sr. passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 90, according to a statement from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Mar. 23, 2016
Blues guitarist Long John Hunter, who lived in Phoenix for the last part of his life, died Monday in his sleep at the age of 84.
Jan. 5, 2016
Meadowlark Lemon was arguably the team's most popular player, playing 7,500 consecutive games with the Globetrotters.
Dec. 28, 2015
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Arizona lost one of its last “cowboy legislators” yesterday - Jack Brown, a Democrat from St. Johns died.
Oct. 29, 2015
Lillian Fisher
Judge Lillian Fisher was credited with establishing Arizona Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Jun. 10, 2015
The Academy Award-winning writer of "Dances With Wolves" has died in Tucson at age 69.
May. 4, 2015
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Mayor Greg Stanton’s office said John Driggs, a former two-term mayor, died Thursday morning at his Phoenix home.
Dec. 11, 2014


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