In Memoriam

The State Bar of Arizona's In Memoriam 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

Ronald Earl Wiltbank - Mesa, AZ, April 11, 2014 (Obituary)
Francis (Frank) Fanning - Mesa, AZ, April 11, 2014
Raymond W. (Ray) Brown - Prescott, AZ, April 3, 2014 (Obituary), former member of the Board of Governors
Lovell B. Lieurance - Phoenix, AZ, March 31, 2014 
Donald William Jansen - Phoenix, AZ, March 29, 2014 (Obituary)
Travis S. Williams - Mesa, AZ, March 22, 2014 (Obituary)
Jeanne K. Parrott - Paris, France, March 22, 2014
Fred F. Bockmon - Palm City, FL, March 19, 2014
Ronald A. Lebowitz - Phoenix, AZ, March 16, 2014 (Obituary)
John M. Favour - Prescott, AZ, March 15, 2014, State Bar of Arizona President 1964-65
Walter Cheifetz - Phoenix, AZ, March 10, 2014 (Obituary)
Joseph Charles Raineri Jr. - Scottsdale, AZ, March 7, 2014 (Obituary)
Robert (Bob) Blakey Jr. - Prescott, AZ, February 24, 2014 (Obituary)
Carol Carrigan - Scottsdale, AZ, February 22, 2014 (Obituary)
Leland C. Makemson - Phoenix, AZ, February 22, 2014 (Obituary)
Stephen John Boyden - Page, AZ, February 19, 2014 (Obituary)
Samuel P. Applewhite III - Phoenix, AZ, February 17, 2014 (Obituary)
Arthur J. Hutton - Tucson, AZ, February 14, 2014 (Obituary)
Martin L. Stoneman - Phoenix, AZ, February 5, 2014 (Obituary)
Xavier J. Sedillo - Phoenix, AZ, January 31, 2014 (Obituary)
Joe Keilp - Phoenix, AZ, January 23, 2014
Steven D. Copple - Tucson, AZ, January 4, 2014
Herbert Spencer Fibel - Tempe, AZ, January 2, 2014 (Obituary)
Cameron M. Hall - Phoenix, AZ, December 30, 2013 (Obituary)
Montague E. Davis - Tucson, AZ, December 27, 2013 (Obituary)
Frederick K. Steiner, Jr. - Phoenix, AZ, December 27, 2013 (Obituary) 
John C. Schmeidel - Scottsdale, AZ, December 27, 2013
Robert E. Cattany - Tucson, AZ, December 14, 2013 (Obituary)
Murray Miller - Scottsdale, AZ, December 11, 2013 (Obituary)
James W. Howard - Phoenix, AZ, December 10, 2013 (Obituary)
William Blake Willis Sr. - Scottsdale, AZ, December 8, 2013 (Obituary)
S. Thomas Chandler - Tucson, AZ, November 29, 2013 (Obituary)
Benjamin R. Miranda - Phoenix, AZ, November 15, 2013 (Obituary)
Cheryl A. Petretti - Scottsdale, AZ, November 7, 2013 (Obituary)
Michael Ward McCarthy - Phoenix, AZ, November 2, 2013 (Obituary)
Jack T. Arnold - Tucson, AZ, October 29, 2013 (Obituary)
Eino M. Jacobson - Dewey, AZ, October 13, 2013 (Obituary)
Cameron H. Holmes - Phoenix, AZ, September 29, 2013 (Obituary)
Carl "Bull" Hazlett - Tucson, AZ, September 28, 2013 (Obituary)
John J. Hinchcliffe - McLean, VA, September 20, 2013 (Obituary)
Elaine C. Hardin - Tucson, AZ, September 14, 2013 (Obituary)
Donald B. Block - Phoenix, AZ, September 10, 2013
John C. Kubasch - Scottsdale, AZ, September 6, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert D. Taichert - Albuquerque, NM, September 4, 2013 (Obituary)
George H. Lyons - Phoenix, AZ, Augut 28, 2013 (Obituary)
William P. French - Phoenix, AZ, August 26, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert C. Mothershead - Scottsdale, AZ, August 16, 2013 (Obituary)
Jeffrey V. Romaine - Tempe, AZ, August 6, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert M. Friebus - Tucson, AZ, July 28, 2013 (Obituary)
John Thomas Banta - Phoenix, AZ, July 28, 2013 (Obituary)
Dale E. Hutchins - Tucson, AZ, July 18, 2013 (Obituary)
Charles J. Rondelli - Tucson, AZ, July 18, 2013 (Obituary)
William E. Good - Phoenix, AZ, July 17, 2013 (Obituary)
John H. Noll - Colorado Springs, CO, July 17, 2013 (Obituary) 
W. Lee McLane Jr. - Phoenix, AZ, July 16, 2013
Robert E. Tindall - Tucson, AZ, July 15, 2013 (Obituary)
Gail M. Ledward - Mesa, AZ, July 15, 2013 (Obituary)
Kathleen L Hoskins - Phoenix, AZ, July 2, 2013 (Obituary)
Graham A. Turner Jr. - Phoenix, AZ, June 27, 2013 (Obituary)
Jane A. Tews - Gilbert, AZ, June 22, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert S. Briney - Phoenix, AZ, June 17, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert L. Hazen - Mesa, AZ, June 8, 2013
Melvin Jay Swartz - Olympia, WA, June 6, 2013 (Obituary)
Darrell F. Smith - Mesa, AZ, June 5, 2013 (Obituary) 
Pedro S. Paredes - Phoenix, AZ, May 29, 2013 (Obituary)
Richard Parrish - Gilbert, AZ, May 24, 2013 (Obituary)
Gary K. Nelson - Mesa, AZ, May 17, 2013 (Obituary)
Michael L. Green - Paradise Valley, AZ, May 13, 2013 (Obituary)
Lawrence J. Fleming - Phoenix, AZ, May 12, 2013 (Obituary) 
Michael G. Woolfenden - Phoenix, AZ, May 4, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert H. Allen - Phoenix, AZ, May 3, 2013 (Obituary)
Larry Ralph Betz - Phoenix, AZ, April 29, 2013
Edward W Hughes - Scottsdale, AZ, April 29, 2013 (Obituary) 
A. Gordon Olsen - Phoenix, AZ, April 25, 2013 (Obituary)
William H. Feldhacker - Prescott, AZ, April 25, 2013 (Obituary)
David T. Jackson - Tucson, AZ, April 23, 2013
Shawn Lueras - Flagstaff, AZ, April 21, 2013 (Obituary)
Robert J. Lederman - Tucson, AZ, April 16, 2013
Armand Salese - Tucson, AZ, April 10, 2013 (Obituary)
Joseph M. Feller - Tempe, AZ, April 8, 2013 (Obituary)
Richard D. Grand - Tucson, AZ, April 7, 2013 (Obituary)