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Stuart Ashby Capers

1937 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Stuart Ashby Capers Obituary
Stuart Ashby Capers

Mesa - Stuart Ashby Capers was born July 21, 1937 and died April 27, 2018 in Mesa, AZ. He was born in Dallas, Texas to Ewing Ashby and Constance Romberg Capers. Stuart graduated from Highland Park High School and Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He was a life time member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He had a 40 plus year career specializing in Property Casualty insurance and worked for numerous companies including Chubb, St. Paul, Bituminous, and Nova Casualty. He was highly respected by his peers for his insurance acumen. Stuart was a former member of Red Mountain Ranch and Pinetop Country Clubs as golf and ASU sports were his life. Stuart, a true Southern gentlemen, was filled with kindness and grace. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Elaine. They had an endless love affair and travelled the world together. He is also survived by his sister Connie Thorson (Jim), his mother in law Anise Rayes Swingler, brother in law Nick Rayes (Carole), sister in law Roseann Rayes Krane (Walt), and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

His memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 3 pm, Legacy Funeral Home, 4403 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, AZ. 85206

In lieu of flowers, Stuart requested donations to the AZ Humane Society, 1521 W. Dobbins Rd, Phoenix, AZ. 85014. His four-legged children, Sonia, Sophie and Buddy will miss his love and affection.
Published in The Arizona Republic from May 9 to May 13, 2018
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