Falbo, Joseph A. (Bud)
68, of Phoenix, AZ passed away December 3, 2011 after a long battle with multiple myeloma cancer. A native of Arizona, Joe was born in Globe and graduated from Glendale High School. He received his BS, MBA and JD degrees from ASU & was later admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court. Joe was employed by Maricopa Water District for 29 years. Among his many accomplishments was the execution of an agreement with the US Bureau of Reclamation for the construction of New Waddell Dam at Lake Pleasant. He was affiliated with numerous water & power associations and involved in many civic activities. He also served 10 years as a Glendale City Councilman. Joe is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughters Lisa Karr (Jody), Christina Boyle (Patrick), & Kristen Gamble, brother Richard (Margaret), 10 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents Katherine & Joseph, and brother Frank. Visitation will be held at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Ave., Glendale from 10:00-11:00am Thursday, December 8, 2011 with services immediately following. Internment at Resthaven Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), 383 Main Avenue, 5th Fl, Norwalk, CT 06851.