Tonto Basin

Tonto Basin,

depression S of the Mogollon Rim, central Ariz. The wild country around Tonto Creek, which flows c.45 mi (70 km) S from the basin to enter the lake behind Roosevelt Dam, has been much celebrated in cowboy stories.
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She carried it for over 50 years while living on a ranch in the California Imperial Valley, and later when she owned a store in Arizona's Tonto Basin, and then while operating hotels in the small towns of Pima and Superior, Ariz.
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Survivors include his wife; a son, Mike of Germany; a daughter, Janice Dresser of Springfield; three brothers, Glenn and Bud, both of Rigby, Idaho, and Louis Olson of Menan, Idaho; a sister, Gladys Werman of Tonto Basin, Ariz.; and one grandchild.
The author presents several new applications of obsidian source studies from the early pre-ceramic groups to the Late Classic Salado in Arizona's Tonto Basin. The text includes site maps, b&w photos, a glossary, and supporting data from analyses at the Berkeley Archeological XRF Laboratory, which he heads.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Victoria Hampton of Anchorage, Julie Davey of Westminster, Calif., Sylvia Grube of Tulsa, Okla., and Kathy Abel of Apache Junction, Ariz.; two brothers, Melvin of El Paso, Texas, and Clyde of Tonto Basin, Ariz.; six grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.