John W. HUGHES

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  • "I will never forget you, Mr. Hughes. I'm so lucky to have..."
    - Jeanne Hance
  • "I will always remember John's jovial smile, his twinkling..."
    - Kirsten Ross
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - Sylvia Johnson
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HUGHES, John W., The original John W. Hughes died peacefully of heart failure in Tucson, AZ Tuesday, September 18, 2012 surrounded by his youngest daughter, Mimi Esser. He was 91, born in Lowell, Michigan December 2, 1920. Married to the love of his life, Marion Joyce Crawford of Lansing for 65 years and forever devoted to his one son, John Jr. and three daughters, Cricket, Betsy and Mimi. He was born with a smile and a joke in his pocket and his sense of humor stayed with him till the very end, a gift he passed on to his son, the late filmmaker, John W. Hughes Jr. He was a very smart and consummate salesman, family guy, prankster, grill master, gardener and a real do it yourself kind of man who gave his family the American Dream. His four children, his eight grandchildren and his 12 great-grandchildren ran with it. Arrangements entrusted to ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, adairfuneralhomes.com.

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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 23, 2012