These 10 Famous People Died In Arizona…And Exactly Where It Happened
Beloved, hated, misunderstood; there are plenty of famous people who have passed through Arizona lands over the years. Many have also died on Arizona soil, though not all were buried here. If you’re curious about some of the people who lived and died in our state, check out this short list.
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Of course we didn’t list everyone. What famous person were you sorry to see not make the list?
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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