In Memoriam

The State Bar of Arizona's In Memoriam webpage 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

Donna C. Jaffe - Prescott, AZ, April 11, 2015 (Obituary)
Ronald W. Collett - Phoenix, AZ, April 8, 2015 (Obituary)
Lester J. Hayt - Phoenix, AZ, April 3, 2015 (Obituary)
Andrew John Van Loon - Phoenix, AZ, March 25, 2015 (Obituary)
Humberto Rosales - Phoenix, AZ, March 12, 2015
John F. Goodson - Phoenix, AZ, March 5, 2015 (Obituary)
William S. Lindamood - Tucson, AZ, February 18, 2015 (Obituary)
Robert E. Lundquist - Oro Valley, AZ, February 5, 2015 (Obituary)
Albert L. Blankenship, Jr. - Tucson, AZ, February 5, 2015 (Obituary)
Otis Smith - Phoenix, AZ, January 28, 2015
Nobuhiko "Nobe" Yonekura - Phoenix, AZ, January 7, 2015 (Obituary)
J. Gordon Cook - Phoenix, AZ, January 6, 2015 (Obituary)
Karen M. Wilkinson - Phoenix, AZ, January 5, 2015 (Obituary)
Jeffrey S. Siirtola - Bisbee, AZ, January 5, 2015 (Obituary)
Jim L. Johnston - Tucson, AZ, January 4, 2015 
Louis W. Barassi - Tucson, AZ, December 27, 2014 (Obituary)
John S. Schaper - Phoenix, AZ, December 26, 2014 (Obituary)
Bruce A. Barton - Phoenix, AZ, December 14, 2014 (Obituary)
Charles Bradley (Brad) Woodford - Tubac, AZ, December 3, 2014 (Obituary)
Frances P. Peterson - Phoenix, AZ, November 25, 2014 (Obituary)
Clifford B. Altfeld - Tucson, AZ, November 9, 2014 (Obituary)
Clifton E. Bloom - Tucson, AZ, October 28, 2014
David Burnell Smith - Scottsdale, AZ, October 24, 2014 (Obituary)
Thomas Edward Kowalski, San Diego, CA, October 22, 2014
Hubert E. Kelly - Phoenix, AZ, October 13, 2014 (Obituary)
Elizabeth A. Stover - Tucson, AZ, October 11, 2014 (Obituary)
George B. Marvel - Tucson, AZ, October 9, 2014 (Obituary)
James S. Tegart - Tucson, AZ, October 3, 2014
Michael W. Berg - Fountain Hills, AZ, September 28, 2014 (Obituary)
Michael A. Carragher - Globe, AZ, September 27, 2014 (Obituary)
James F. Crane - Phoenix, AZ, September 26, 2014 (Obituary)
G. David Gage - Phoenix, AZ, September 23, 2014 (Obituary)
Lawrence Howard - Tucson, AZ, September 18, 2014 (Obituary)
James Meador Smith - Phoenix, AZ, September 5, 2014 (Obituary)
Alfredo C. Marquez - Ramona, CA, August 27, 2014 (Obituary)
Melvin J. Owens - Phoenix, AZ, August 24, 2014 (Obituary)
David G. Licht - Beverly Hills, CA, August 15, 2014 (Obituary)
Danny L. Klein - Scottsdale, AZ, August 14, 2014 (Obituary)
Laura J. Houseworth - Scottsdale, AZ, August 12, 2014 (Obituary)
Robert Moeller - Phoenix, AZ, August 9, 2014 (Obituary)
Brian L. Henry - Phoenix, AZ, July 31, 2014 (Obituary)
Michael P. Gormley - Phoenix, AZ, July 29, 2014 (Obituary)
R. Aaron Edens - Mesa, AZ, July 21, 2014 (Obituary)
James E. Curran - Phoenix, AZ, July 16, 2014 (Obituary)
Jennifer Perkowski - Mesa, AZ, July 13, 2014 (Obituary)
Hon. Robert C. Broomfield - Phoenix, AZ, July 10, 2014 (Obituary)
Thomas C. Reed - Tucson, AZ, July 9, 2014 (Obituary)
Gerald B. Hirsch - Tucson, AZ, July 6, 2014 (Obituary)
Ralph L. Fenderson - Fountain Hills, AZ, June 30, 2014 (Obituary)
Gene Sykes - Scottsdale, AZ, June 30, 2014 (Obituary)
Terry J. Dalke - Tucson, AZ, June 26, 2014 (Obituary)
James D. Whitney - Tucson, AZ, June 10, 2014 (Obituary)
Robert L. Beal, Jr. - Tucson, AZ, June 5, 2014 (Obituary)
William C. Penn - Tucson, AZ, June 4, 2014 (Obituary)
George Arthur Hesik - Oak Brook, IL, May 11, 2014 
Robert L. Bluemle - Burlington, VT, May 8, 2014 (Obituary)
James A. Mather - Tucson, AZ, May 6, 2014 (Obituary)
Jon N. Vogel - Scottsdale, AZ, May 4, 2014 (Obituary)
Laura B. Monte - Victor, NY, May 1, 2014 (Obituary)
David M. Schreiber - Las Vegas, NV, April 22, 2014
Vernon Slaughter - Goodyear, AZ, April 22, 2014 (Obituary)
Richard A. Segal- Phoenix,AZ, April 18, 2014, State Bar President, 1973-1974 (Obituary)
Osmond A. Burton Jr. - Tucson, AZ, April 15, 2014 (Obituary)
James W. Junker  - Scottsdale, AZ, April 12, 2014 (Obituary)
Ronald Earl Wiltbank - Mesa, AZ, April 11, 2014 (Obituary)
Francis (Frank) Fanning - Mesa, AZ, April 11, 2014 (Obituary)
Thomas J. Reilly - Phoenix, AZ, April 10, 2014 (Obituary)
David Palmer - Prescott, AZ, April 4, 2014 (Obituary)
Raymond W. (Ray) Brown - Prescott, AZ, April 3, 2014 (Obituary)
  former member of the Board of Governors