Martin A. "Marty" Ward died peacefully at his home Monday, July 11, 2005.
Surviving him are his wife, June; mother, Anita Ward; sisters: Paula Risher and Linda Queirga. Preceding him in death were his sister Nancy Tufte; father, Ernest; and brother, Skip.
Mr. Ward lived in Payson for 10 years. Although his friends and family will miss him, he lived and died as he chose.