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Deceased Name: KARON , Bruce A.

KARON, Bruce A., 48, teacher, Jan. 28, Evergreen.

 

Arizona Daily Star, The (Tucson, AZ)

Date: January 31, 1995

 

 

 

Deceased Name: Bruce Karon is dead at 48; ex-PCC instructor, developer

Bruce Karon, a former Pima Community College lecturer and developer of local industrial properties, died yesterday of illnesses related to AIDS. He was 48.

 

Karon, who was born July 15, 1946, in Minneapolis, moved to Arizona in 1958 with his family.

 

He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1968 and earned a master's degree in education from the University of Arizona.

 

Karon taught at the American School in Managua, Nicaragua, in the early 1970s.

 

In 1980, Karon returned to Tucson to start Karon Brothers International, a family investment business, with his two brothers.

 

He recently moved downtown to Tucson's El Presidio National Historic District, where he renovated the 1870s McCleary House, one of the city's oldest surviving adobe homes.

 

Karon is survived by his companion, Monty Jones; brothers Richard of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Paul of Tucson; sister Gail Palchikoff of Verdi, Calif.; and by seven nieces and nephews.

 

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Evergreen Cemetery, 3015 N. Oracle Road, with burial to follow. Donations in Karon's name can be made to the Tucson AIDS Project, 151 S. Tucson Blvd., Tucson, 85719.

 

Arizona Daily Star, The (Tucson, AZ)

Date: January 29, 1995

 

 

 

 

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