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Obituary: Donald Ray Rogers

Donald Ray Rogers

Donald Ray Rogers

Donald Ray Rogers of Prescott, Arizona, born Dec. 1, 1933, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, died Aug. 2, 2018, in Cottonwood, Arizona, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

He leaves behind his wife of 18 years, Judy; his sister, Vicki Baker of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; three daughters, Jenee Rogers, California, Darla Merritt (Jack), Seattle, Washington, and Maggie Whetzel, Prescott, Arizona; two stepsons, Andy and Bob; and six grandchildren, Chloe, Charlie, Lauren, Elijah, Jonah and Lyndsay.

Don had a long career as Simulcast Director of both Los Alamitos and Yavapai Downs racetracks. When not working, Don could be found at his beloved vacation home, San Sebastion at the Sea of Cortez, Baja, Mexico. His hobbies included fishing, woodworking, gardening and hanging out with his friends at his favorite pubs!

The family wishes to thank CLC of the VA, Prescott, Austin House and Aviant Hospice of Cottonwood, Arizona.

No memorial services are planned at this time.

Information provided by survivors.

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