Artigue, Charles (Chuck) R.
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age 81, passed into the hands of the Lord July 4, 2014. He will be remembered by a vast assortment of family, friends and acquaintances. Chuck and his wife, Mary resides in Paradise Valley. Chuck was born in Los Angeles in 1933. Due to the early death of his mother, Chuck found himself on his own from an early age. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, after which he earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Utah. Chuck married Leslie (Heidi) Artigue in 1958 until her passing in 1992. They had settled in Phoenix and Chuck entered the field of broadcasting at KTA radio. Except for a short stint in the private education business, Chuck devoted his entire career to broadcasting. Chuck served as Vice President and General Manager for more than twenty five years for the Phoenix properties of Sandusky Broadcasting, which includes KUPD, KSLX, KDKB and KDUS. Chuck retired in October 2014. Chuck married Mary O'Hanlon in 1998. He was an avid golfer and they were longtime members of Camelback Golf Club in Paradise Valley, as well as, Aspen Valley Golf Club in Flagstaff where they spent many summers in their Flagstaff home. Chuck devoted himself to a variety of civic and charitable activities, including Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix where he served on the Board and a term as Chairman and received an award for 25 years of service. In 2007, Chuck was inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame to mark his lifetime of achievements in broadcasting. Chuck is survived by his beloved wife of 16 years, Mary O'Hanlon Artigue, son Cameron Artigue and daughter Amy Artigue Peck, as well as four grandchildren; Heidi and Emily Artigue and Tanner and Sydney Groff. A Celebration of Life will be held at Scottsdale Bible Church at 10:30am on Saturday, July 19th. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix or the Phoenix Rescue Mission. Arrangements are entrusted to Messinger Indian School Mortuary.
7601 E. Indian School Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Published in The Arizona Republic from July 13 to July 16, 2014