Tony Tafoya Soto, 95, died November 2, 2019 in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
The ad in her local newspaper was huge, in bold letters, with a challenge clearly stated: “FIND YOURSELF — AT THE GRAND CANYON”
Brianna Renee Drake, daughter of Keith and Melissa (Malone) Drake of Flagstaff and Diane (Apland) Drake of Peyton, Colorado passed away at the age of 18 years old in a motor vehicle accident on August 21 near Valle, Arizona.
Kenneth George Talakte was born at his grandmother's house at old Oraibi on September 27, 1939. His parents, Kenneth George Talakte Sr. and Dorothy Honanie Talakte, lived at the employee village at the Grand Canyon where his father ran the Babbit's grocery store and his mother lovingly raised and nurtured ten children.
Gilbert Francis Ortiz "GFO", 65, of Williams and former resident of Flagstaff and Grand Canyon passed away unexpectedly July 30, 2014.
On August 8, 2014, Joseph Edward Bertram joined his mother Betty, father Jimme, brother Jim and sister Jessie in eternal life.
John J. Jr. "Johnny" Moran, 61, longtime resident of Tusayan, Arizona, passed away on June 8, 2014.
Spencer "Kenny" Keil, 36, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away April 27, 2014, in Prescott Valley, Arizona. He was born March 9, 1978, in Flagstaff, Arizona, to Don Keil and Carolynn Sabin.
Charles S. Ashworth, 61, of Spring Hill, Fla. passed away Jan. 28, 2014 at Gulfside Hospice Center at Bayonet Point in Hudson, Fla.
Cornelius Michael "Mike" Verkamp, 72, a sculptor in stone, storyteller and member of a pioneer northern Arizona family, died at his home in Bullhead City, Arizona, February 27, 2014 after a short illness.
Bill Barber passed away last weekend. Barber worked for Xanterra for more than 20 years and was a Maswik food and beverage cashier.
Tracey Jeanne Billups, 52, passed away on December 8, 2013 at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. Tracey, a Toledo, Ohio native, was born November 24, 1961 to Elwood "Woody" Billups and Margie (Spencer) Billups at Maumee Valley Hospital.
Charles Ray Callaway, 63, passed away July 22. Ray was born Dec. 23, 1949 in Raymondville, Texas, to Troy and Marian Callaway.