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In Memoriam

The State Bar of Arizona's In Memoriam page provides members with information regarding the deaths of fellow lawyers.

Death notices (name, city, date of death) are posted as they are made available and will remain on the site for 12 months.

When available, links to full obituaries are also provided. Click on Obituary to access this information. Please note that over time some links may have been deactivated. Also, some links may require readers to scroll through complete listings to access information regarding the lawyers denoted below.

 

Deceased Members

Larry L. Debus, Phoenix, AZ | August 15, 2021 (Obituary)
Charles M. Brewer, Phoenix, AZ | August 13, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael J. Valder, Phoenix, AZ | August 12, 2021 (Obituary)
Amy  Wilemon, Phoenix, AZ | July 29, 2021 (Obituary)
Thaddeus G. Baker, Yuma, AZ | July 22, 2021 (Obituary)
Gerald T Gavin, Fountain Hills, AZ | July 12, 2021 
John T. Amey, Loveland, CO | July 6, 2021 (Obituary)
Fred J. Pain, Phoenix, AZ | July 4, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael E. Hurley, Phoenix, AZ | July 2, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael S. Baker, Phoenix, AZ | June 30, 2021 (Obituary)
Robert S. Cronin, Phoenix, AZ | June 30, 2021 
Theodore L. Kyle, Scottsdale, AZ | June 21, 2021 
Roy A. Osborn, Phoenix, AZ | June 18, 2021 (Obituary)
James W. Hill, Phoenix, AZ | June 17, 2021 (Obituary)
Hollis G. Joslin, Laveen, AZ | June 16, 2021 (Obituary)
Les  Gilbertson, Tucson, AZ | June 15, 2021 (Obituary)
Samuel Sheldon Reiter, Tucson, AZ | June 6, 2021 (Obituary)
Pamela A. Virtue, Chandler, AZ | June 2, 2021
John W. Oberg, Phoenix, AZ | May 27, 2021 (Obituary)
Paul W. Colarich, Pinetop, AZ | May 21, 2021 (Obituary)
James H. Falk, Great Falls, VA | May 12, 2021 (Obituary)
Nancy Fiora, Tucson, AZ | April 29, 2021 
John E. Lindberg, Tucson, AZ | April 28, 2021 (Obituary)
Samuel H. Collins, Tucson, AZ | April 27, 2021 (Obituary)
Roger L. Duncan, Scottsdale, AZ | April 23, 2021 (Obituary)
Anderson L. Carper, Phoenix, AZ | April 19, 2021 (Obituary)
Eve Shocket, Tucson, AZ | April 15, 2021 (Obituary)
Heather M. Fox, Scottsdale, AZ | April 12, 2021 (Obituary)
Leonard Everett, Scottsdale, AZ | April 7, 2021 (Obituary)
David C. Alexander, Fountain Hills, AZ | April 4, 2021 (Obituary
Molly A. Booker, Phoenix, AZ | March 26, 2021 
Howard R. Popper, Phoenix, AZ | March 19, 2021 (Obituary)
Peter J. DeNinno, Globe, AZ | March 17, 2021 (Obituary)
Allison J. Butterfield, Scottsdale, AZ | March 15, 2021 (Obituary
Peter M. Donawick, Sunset Beach, NC | March 14, 2021 (Obituary)
Charles T. Stegall, Phoenix, AZ | March 13, 2021 (Obituary)
Sandor O. Shuch, Phoenix, AZ | March 10, 2021 
Peter J. Crowley, Scottsdale, AZ | March 2, 2021 (Obituary)
Edwin P. Lee, Phoenix, AZ | February 27, 2021 
P. Bryce Appleton, Tucson, AZ | February 20, 2021 (Obituary
James J. Leonard, Phoenix, AZ | February 20, 2021 (Obituary)
Terrence S. Leek, Prescott, AZ | February 18, 2021 (Obituary)
George B. Silverman, Sun Lakes, AZ | February 17, 2021 (Obituary)
Daniel A. Donze, Buffalo Grove, IL | February 15, 2021
Adel Horan, Phoenix, AZ | February 12, 2021
William K. Strong, Mesa, AZ | February 10, 2021 (Obituary)    
Alvin E. Larson, Phoenix, AZ | February 10, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael K. Kennedy, Phoenix, AZ | February 9, 2021 (Obituary)
Sergei N Klimow, Upland, CA | February 5, 2021 
David Hadley, Glendale, AZ | February 5, 2021 (Obituary)
Cecil A. Edwards, Phoenix, AZ | February 3, 2021 (Obituary)
Randolfo V. Lopez, Phoenix, AZ | January 29. 2021 (Obituary)
George T. Cole, Phoenix, AZ | January 29, 2021
Geraldine R. Mattern, Phoenix, AZ | January 28, 2021
Gary B. Larson, Mesa, AZ | January 27, 2021
Anna M. Garriott, Alexandria, VA | January 22, 2021 (Obituary)
G. Eugene Neil, Prescott, AZ | January 20, 2021 (Obituary)
Dale A. Head, Phoenix, AZ | January 20, 2021 (Obituary)
Richard H. Walker, Scottsdale, AZ | January 19, 2021 (Obituary)
Kathryn L. Rich, Phoenix, AZ | January 18, 2021 (Obituary)
Mark I. Harrison, Phoenix, AZ | January 11, 2021 (Obituary)
Robert L. Himmelberger, Phoenix, AZ | January 9, 2021 (Obituary)
Bryn R. Johnson, Mesa, AZ | January 9, 2021 (Obituary)
Gene G. Gulinson, Scottsdale, AZ | December 25, 2020 
Brigham A. Fordham, Phoenix, AZ | December 15, 2020
Robert F. Gehrke, Phoenix, AZ | December 13, 2020 (Obituary)
Daniel P. Jantsch, Sedona, AZ | December 4, 2020 (Obituary)
Frederick C. Rieck, Tucson, AZ | December 1, 2020 
George  Preston , Scottsdale AZ | November 26, 2020 (Obituary)
Charles G. Tatham, Phoenix, AZ | November 25, 2020 (Obituary)
Barry Jon Baker Sipe, Tucson, AZ | November 12, 2020  
Scott W. Schlievert, Tucson, AZ | November 12, 2020 (Obituary)
Wayne N. Howard, Phoenix, AZ, | November 11, 2020 (Obituary)
Albert Morrow, Bainbridge Island, WA | November 2, 2019 (Obituary)
Gabriel  Valdez, Phoenix, AZ | October 30, 2020 (Obituary)
Calvin N. Brice, Phoenix, AZ | October 25, 2020 (Obituary)
Richard A. Guerra, Benson, AZ | October 20, 2020 (Obituary)
Robert T. Neville, Gilbert, AZ | October 17, 2020 (Obituary)
Richard L. Merkel, Phoenix, AZ | October 16, 2020 (Obituary)  
Ronald A. Schlosser, Litchfield Park, AZ | October 14, 2020 (Obituary)
A. Dean Pickett, Littleton, CO | October 13, 2020 (Obituary)
Irval L. Mortensen, Logandale, NV | October 11, 2020 (Obituary)
Joseph A. Lovallo, Tucson, AZ | October 1, 2020 (Obituary)
Brian J. Pollock, Phoenix, AZ | September 27, 2020 (Obituary)
Todd A. Dillard, Phoenix, AZ | September 17, 2021 (Obituary)
Stephen C. Earl, Phoenix, AZ | September 16, 2020 (Obituary
Joseph M. Bettini, Phoenix, AZ | September 16, 2020 (Obituary)
Alice L. Bendheim, Phoenix, AZ | September 9, 2020 (Obituary)
Thomas J. Griggs, Peoria, AZ | September 9, 2020
Jerry Sonenblick, Tucson, AZ | September 8, 2020 (Obituary
Gaye L Gould , Scottsdale, AZ | September 5, 2020 (Obituary)
Osborne M. Reynolds, Normon, OK | September 4, 2020 (Obituary)
R. Stewart Halstead, Phoenix, AZ | September 3, 2020 (Obituary
Donald L. Gaffney, Phoenix, AZ | September 3, 2020 (Obituary
Montgomery  Lee , Goodyear, AZ | September 2, 2020 (Obituary)
Paul J. Mattern, Phoenix, AZ | September 1, 2020 
Gerd A. Zimmermann, Mesa, AZ | August 27, 2020 
Joe V. Andersen, Mesa, AZ | August 20, 2020
Stephen M. Bushard, Phoenix, AZ | August 11, 2020 (Obituary
James V. Emery, Phoenix, AZ | August 11, 2020 (Obituary
John T. Zastrow, Phoenix, AZ | August 10, 2020 (Obituary
William F. Hyder, Scottsdale, AZ | August 8, 2020 (Obituary)
Richard B. Johnson, Mesa, AZ | August 8, 2020 (Obituary