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Imagine you’re at an outdoor dinner party (yes, COVID-friendly). It’s October, and the conversation steers towards the World Series. While you are generally culturally literate, you know …

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions across the country, and Arizona has not been spared. This virus and its resulting economic fallout have put a harsh spotlight on rising health care …
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Sharon Lois Long (Yoder)

Devoted wife, mother, and friend Sharon Lois Long, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, with her family by her side. Sharon was born on July 9, 1942 to Lester and Mildred …

Elaine Muriel Fox

Elaine, 95, of Sun City, AZ, passed away on April 27, 2022. She was born on the family farm in Toivola, MN on September 29, 1926, to Jalmer and Ellen Kero, and was the eldest of five siblings. She …

Darlene (Barkley) Harrison

Darlene was born on September 21, 1924, in rural Garden City, South Dakota, to Charles and Dora (Hanson) Barkley.  She passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Royal Oaks Senior Living Center in …

Edward Fencik

On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, Edward Fencik, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at the age of 96.Edward was born on July 5, 1925 in Port Vue, PA to George and Mary (Gavula) …

Philip Dean Clowes

Philip Dean Clowes (Age 59) died after a long illness in Scottsdale, AZ, on April 26, 2022.He is survived by two daughters, Casey Clowes and Shannon Renner, and his former spouse DeeAnne Boyer …
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