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

William M. Spence - Chandler, AZ, May 29, 2017
Bruce Bayer - Carmel, IN, May 16, 2017 (Obituary)
James F. Brook - Phoenix, AZ, May 16, 2017 (Obituary)
Wendell M. Hughes - Tucson, AZ, May 9, 2017
Jose Antonio Colon - Phoenix, AZ, May 7, 2017
William R. Jones, Jr. - Phoenix, AZ, May 6, 2017 (Obituary)
Armando de Leon - Tucson, AZ, May 4, 2017 (Obituary)
Candace Hewitt Kent - Tempe, AZ, April 30, 2017 (Obituary)
Scott H. Houston - Phoenix, AZ, April 28, 2017 (Obituary)
Michael L. Murphy - Phoenix, AZ, April 19, 2017 (Obituary)
John J. Hebert - Scottsdale, AZ, April 18, 2017 (Obituary)
Robert M. Struse - Tucson, AZ, April 16, 2017 (Obituary)
Scott J. Richardson - Scottsdale, AZ, April 14, 2017 (Obituary)
Terry J. Adams - Phoenix, AZ, March 27, 2017 (Obituary)
Sequoia DuBose - Casa Grande, AZ, March 27, 2017 (Obituary)
San E. Vaccaro - Orange, CA, March 25, 2017 (Obituary)
Lawrence G. Ruch - Phoenix, AZ, March 19, 2017 (Obituary)
Raul F. Barbara - Arlington, VA, March 17, 2017 (Obituary)
Charles R. Hamm - Tucson, AZ, March 16, 2017
William E. Platt Jr. - Coolidge, AZ, March 13, 2017, State Bar President 1977 - 1978 (Obituary)
Jack Barker - Pinetop, AZ, March 1, 2017 (Obituary)
Cheryl McRae Faas - Scottsdale, AZ, February 28, 2017 (Obituary)
Gary F. Wence - Scottsdale, AZ,  February 27, 2017 (Obituary)
Arthur D. Ehrenreich - Phoenix, AZ, February 23, 2017 (Obituary)
Brian W. Purcell - Phoenix, AZ, February 23, 2017 (Obituary)
David A. Paige - Scottsdale, AZ, February 16, 2017 (Obituary)
Uriah Albert Morgan - Scottsdale, AZ, February 15, 2017 (Obituary)
John. G. Roman - Tucson, AZ, February 14, 2017 (Obituary)
Ellen M. Crowley - Phoenix, AZ, February 8, 2017 (Obituary)
Beryl Israel Dulsky - Scottsdale, AZ, February 5, 2017 (Obituary)
Hon. Earl H. Carroll - Phoenix, AZ, February 3, 2017 (Obituary)
Stanford E. Lerch - Phoenix, AZ, January 23, 2017 (Obituary)
Corrin K. Koehler - Scottsdale, AZ, January 21, 2017 (Obituary)
Michael A. Johns - Phoenix, AZ, January 13, 2017 (Obituary)
John (Jack) M. McCormick - Phoenix, AZ, January 12, 2017 (Obituary)
Eric Falbe - Scottsdale, AZ, January 3, 2017 (Obituary)
John G. Budlong - Edmonds, WA, December 24, 2016 (Obituary)
William D. Sheldon - Goodyear, AZ, December 23, 2016 (Obituary)
Irwing W. Zirbel - Scottsdale, December 20, 2016 (Obituary)
Steven A. Hirsch - Phoenix, AZ, December 1, 2016, Member of the Board of Governors (Obituary)
C Robert von Hellens - Phoenix, AZ, November 27, 2016 
Steven W. Phillips - Tuscon, AZ, November 25, 2016 (Obituary)
Barry B. Cline - Prescott, AZ, November 14, 2016 (Obituary)
Douglas J. Wall - Prescott Valley, AZ, November 8, 2016 (Obituary)
Gary L. Birnbaum - Phoenix, AZ, November 1, 2016 (Obituary)
Thomas W. O'Toole - Phoenix, AZ, October 13, 2016 (Obituary)
David L. Roberts - Mesa, AZ, October 12, 2016 (Obituary)
Cliff C. Wamacks - Portland, OR, October 2, 2016 (Obituary)
Noval C. Jesperson - Mesa, AZ, September 27, 2016 (Obituary)
Roger S. Levitan - Tucson, AZ, September 27, 2016 (Obituary)
John M. McGowan II - Phoenix, AZ, September 22, 2016 (Obituary)
Steve Kosteck - Tucson, AZ, September 9, 2016 (Obituary)
Lucille D. Sherman - Tucson, AZ, September 5, 2016 (Obituary)
Paul A. Relich - Tucson, AZ, September 5, 2016 (Obituary)
Henry R. Paytas - Phoenix, AZ, August 9, 2016 (Obituary)
Catherine L Shugrue-Schaffner - Prescott, AZ, August 7, 2016 (Obituary)
L. Alton Riggs Jr. - Gilbert, AZ, July 28, 2016 (Obituary)
Philip J. Shea - Phoenix, AZ, July 14, 2016 (Obituary)
Paul J. Caltagirone - Poughkeepsie, NY, July 9, 2016
D. Rand Henderson - Logan, UT, July 2, 2016 (Obituary)
William E. Smith - Scottsdale, AZ, June 24, 2016 (Obituary)
Miriam Holly Klaiman - Tucson, AZ, June 22, 2016 (Obituary)
George Welch Jr. - Scottsdale, AZ, June 21, 2016 (Obituary)
Richard B. Wilks - Corrales, NM, June 7, 2016 (Obituary)
Frank P. Barker III - Lees Summit, MO, May 30, 2016 (Obituary)
Margaret A. Gillespie - Phoenix, AZ, May 30, 2016 (Obituary)
Thomas W. Rouse - Phoenix, AZ, May 15, 2016 (Obituary)
Agnes Cecilia Felton - Apache Junction, AZ, May 12, 2016

 




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