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Stanton Statement on Death of Jack AugustStanton Statement on Death of Jack August<div class="ExternalClass34859E7AB81E47F5B4459D5AA3D6BC9B"><div>“I am heartbroken to learn that longtime Arizona historian Jack August has passed away. </div><div>I’ve known Jack personally for the past 20 years and was privileged to call him a friend. He loved this state with a passion and was truly the people’s historian. His meticulous research and gift for story-telling brought our state’s history to life in ways that have helped us better prepare for our future. Jack is gone far too soon, but like any great historian, his gift to us will benefit many generations to come. </div><div><br></div><div>Phoenix mourns for his family and loved ones, and they have our gratitude for his work that gave Arizonans a deeper and more meaningful appreciation of our shared story.”</div><div><br></div><div style="text-align:center;">-30-</div></div>1/21/2017 12:00:00 AMRobbie Sherwood 480-246-7944