West Valley View, Avondale, Arizona, Friday, June 8, 2012
Tempe Improv owner found dead in Buckeye
by Brent Whiting staff writer
was found dead Wednesday in a Buckeye motel room, authorities said. The cause of death of Mark W. Anderson, 60, who had been reported missing last month from Oklahoma City, Okla., has not been determined, said Lt. Jared Griffith, a Buckeye police spokesman. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed
The operator of a Tempe comedy club
11 a.m. Wednesday by the staff of the Days Inn at 25205 W. Yuma Road in the town’s Sundance community, he said.
housekeepers had found a body, Griffith said.
It was unclear how long the body had been in the room. Anderson’s club, Tempe Improv, 930
The caller reported that one of the motel’s Mark Anderson
today by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office to shed light on that issue, Griffith said Thursday. Anderson’s body was discovered about
E. University Drive, opened in 1988, and recently had been experiencing business problems, according to news accounts relating to his disappearance. On May 12, his wife reported him missing to police in Oklahoma City, where his family maintained a home. Anderson also operated a second comedy club, DC Improv, in Washington, D.C., which issued a missing-person flier on its website offering a cash reward for information on his whereabouts.
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Rainbow Valley woman thrown from horse View report
A helicopter rescue was ordered Monday after a Rainbow Valley-area woman was thrown from a horse and hit her head on a rock, authorities said. The accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. near Narramore and Dean roads, said Karen Alexander, a spokeswoman for the Buckeye Valley Fire District. Firefighters for both the fire district
for accident victims Seline Angel
Roger Dale Keasling Roger Dale Keasling, 50, of Buckeye died June 2, 2012, in a car accident. Mr. Keasling
was born May 17, 1962, in Geneva, Ill., to Leonard and Lillie. He moved to Buckeye in June 1972. He worked in restaurants as a cook all over the West Valley and most recently in the kitchen at Lewis Prison. He is survived by one son, Shawn; and one sister, Lila Swift of Buckeye.
and the Goodyear Fire Department were called to the remote area south of the Gila River and near the Buckeye Hills. As a precaution and given the nature of the injury, a medical helicopter was called to transport the woman to a Valley hospital for treatment, Alexander said. The victim, described by Alexander as in her 50s, later was released. The name of the woman was not released.
Buckeye died June 2, 2012, in a car accident.
Cuevas Swift Seline Angel Cuevas Swift, 34, of
Mrs. Swift was born Sept. 22, 1977, in Medford, Ore.
She attended Buckeye Union High School and married her high school boyfriend, Jerry, Aug. 25, 1995. She is survived by one daughter,
Tiffany; mother, Valerie Schoaf; step- father, Kirby of Oregon; and two sisters, Trini and Lela Carillo of Oregon.
Swift Jr. Jerry Wayne Swift Jr., 13, of Buckeye died June 2, 2012, in a car accident. Jerry was born
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Swift Sr. Jerry Wayne Swift Sr., 33, of Buckeye died June 2, 2012, in a car accident. Mr. Swift was born Jan. 12, 1979, in Phoenix.
He attended Buckeye Union High School and married his high school girlfriend, Seline, Aug. 25, 1995. He is survived by one daughter,
Tiffany; his parents, Gerald and Lila of Buckeye; two sisters, Mary of Buckeye and Hope of Goodyear; and his grandparents, Ralph and Orlene.
Feb. 23, 1999, in Phoenix to Jerry and Seline. He attended Liberty Elementary School through sixth grade. He is survived by one sister, Tiffany; three grandparents, Gerald and Lila of Buckeye and Valerie Schoaf of Oregon; one step-grandparent, Kirby of Oregon; and two great-grandparents, Ralph and Orlene of Buckeye.
all four members of the family will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 22487 W. Sundance Parkway in Buckeye. Memorials can be made at
any Chase Bank to Account No. 3034119692 in the name of Hope L. Hamel to benefit survivors.
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