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3 Navajo Code Talkers die in a month

William Tully Brown died at the age of 96. He and other Code Talkers were instrumental in ending World War II.

One of Few Remaining Navajo Code Talkers Dies

Fleming Begaye Sr. died Friday in Chinle at the age of 97.

Former Tucson City Councilman Roy Laos Dies at 65

The Tucson native served from 1977-1988

Don Diamond, Tucson Businessman and Philanthropist, Dies

Diamond helped to develop Tucson properties and donated millions of dollars to Tucson nonprofits.

Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

Newman was one of hundreds of Navajos who used their language to create a code to help win World War II.

Codie Norman, Tucson Sign Spinner, Dies at 58

A memorial service for Norman will be held Jan. 6.

Ed Pastor, Arizona's 1st Hispanic Congressman, Dies

Pastor, a Democrat, served 23 years in Congress.

John McCain, Influential Senator and Former Navy Pilot, Dies at 81

The senior senator from Arizona died a year after a brain cancer diagnosis. He lived a life filled with family and decades of service, from the Navy to a career in politics.

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday Dies at Age 94

Holiday will be buried on the Navajo Reservation in Kayenta.

Henry Koffler, Former UA President, Dies at 95

Austrian-born academic was the first UA alumnus to head the university

Rose Mofford, First Female Governor of Arizona, Dies at 94

Flags to fly at half-staff in remembrance of 'unparalleled role model.'

Pima County Ex-Supervisor Ann Day Dies in Tucson Car Wreck

Day, 77, left office in 2011 after representing northwest district 12 years.

Former Arizona Gov. Raúl Castro Dies at 98

He served from 1975 to 1977 and as a U.S. ambassador; he was only governor of Mexican descent.

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