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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

Norman S. Fenton, Tucson, AZ | January 5, 2022 (Obituary)
Paul G. Rees, Tucson, AZ | December 23, 2021 (Obituary)
Andrew R Alex, Phoenix, AZ | December 22, 2021 
Cheryl A. Ikegami, Phoenix, AZ | December 20, 2021 
Richard G. Zielinski, Phoenix, AZ | December 12, 2021 
Eric Devany, Phoenix, AZ | December 9, 2021
Carol L. Childress, Peoria, AZ | December 8, 2021  
Robert M. Handy, Scottsdale, AZ | December 5, 2021 (Obituary)
Daniel L. Broadbent, Mesa, AZ | December 4, 2021 (Obituary)
Stuart  Herzog, Tucson, AZ | December 4, 2021 (Obituary)
William C. Scott, Dragoon, AZ | November 30, 2021 
Michael O. Wilkinson, Phoenix, AZ | November 30, 2021 (Obituary)
Calvin L. Raup, Phoenix, AZ | November 26, 2021 (Obituary)
Robert J. Cruse, Peoria, AZ | November 16, 2021 (Obituary)
Sid A. Horwitz, Scottsdale, AZ | November 8, 2021 (Obituary)
Alissa M. Pazmino, Scottsdale, AZ | November 8, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael A. Berch, Tempe, AZ | November 6, 2021 (Obituary)
David H. Carmichael, Scottsdale, AZ | October 24, 2021
J. Grant Woods, Phoenix, AZ | October 23, 2021 (Obituary)
Daniel F. Gruender, Phoenix, AZ | October 16, 2021 (Obituary)
Anthony D. Mitten, Phoenix, AZ | October 14, 2021 (Obituary)  
Howard  Schwartz, Scottsdale, AZ | October 12, 2021 (Obituary)
Joseph E. McGarry, Cottonwood, AZ | October 8, 2021 (Obituary)
James N. Hankey, Phoenix, AZ | October 4, 2021 
Christopher L. Straub, Tucson, AZ | September 29, 2021(Obituary)
Judy M. Miller, Phoenix, AZ | September 28, 2021 (Obituary)
William F. McDonald, Green Valley, AZ  | September 28, 2021 (Obituary)
Leo  Shishmanian, Maricopa, AZ, September 26, 2021 
Benjamin E. Hiser, Piqua, OH | September 23, 2021(Obituary)
Myron L. Scott, Tempe, AZ | September 19, 2021 
Rodolfo Rudy Valenzuela, Tucson, AZ | September 19, 2021(Obituary)
Mandel E. Himelstein, Coronado, CA | September 17, 2021 (Obituary)
Guy M. Buckley, Mesa, AZ | September 10, 2021(Obituary)
Robert S. Lynch, Phoenix, AZ | August 29, 2021 (Obituary)
Denise A. Scammon, Scottsdale AZ | August 27, 2021 (Obituary)
Paul D. Levie, Chino Valley, AZ | August 25, 2021 (Obituary)
Timothy G. Kasparek, Goodyear, AZ | August 24, 2021(Obituary)
Eleanor M. ter Horst, Easley, S.C. | August 20, 2021 (Obituary)
Robert E. Updike, Moreno Valley, CA | August 20, 2021 (Obituary)
Christine A. Wigton-Klee, Phoenix, AZ | August 18, 2021 (Obituary)
Larry L. Debus, Phoenix, AZ | August 15, 2021 (Obituary)
James T. Myres, Phoenix, AZ | August 14, 2021 (Obituary)
Charles M. Brewer, Phoenix, AZ | August 13, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael J. Valder, Phoenix, AZ | August 12, 2021 (Obituary)
Michael S. Darflinger, Sun Lakes, AZ | August 9, 2021 (Obituary
Ralph W. Pepino, Flagstaff, AZ | August 8, 2021
Sean Patrick Thomas, Oceanside, CA | August 5, 2021 
Louis A. (Bud) Moore, Sun City, AZ | August 4, 2021
Ann M. Seward, Lake Saint Louis, MO | August 3, 2021
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)
Kimberly A. Baxter, Tempe, AZ | June 6, 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)
Michael G. Helms, Queen Creek, AZ | May 20, 2021 
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)
Sam  Insana, Phoenix, AZ | April 7, 2021
Paul J. Matte, Mount Vernon, WA | April 5, 2021 
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)
John  Price, Tucson, AZ | January 29, 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)
Rudolph  Mariscal, Phoenix, AZ | January 18, 2021
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)
Myles C. Stewart, Tucson, AZ | January 8, 2021
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)