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This summer, Coconino National Forest managers, along with the City of Sedona, Sedona Fire District, Coconino and Yavapai Counties and State partners, have worked diligently to assess and mitigate hazards...

 Roy W. Johnson

May 20, 1928 — Feb. 3, 2011

Roy W. Johnson, of Sedona, died Feb. 3. He was born in Groveland, Calif., on May 20, 1928.

Johnson traveled through Oak Creek Canyon in the 1940s and fell in love with the area. He and his wife Elsie bought land in the 1950s and retired here in 1985.

He is survived by his four children Sandra, Bill, Jack, and Denise; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


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  • J Carol Moore

    I have very fond memories of Uncle Roy and Aunt Elsie. I remember them when they were young and had four beautiful children that they loved very much and were so proud of.<br /><br />Love you all,

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