Joseph H. Guay passed in peace at the age of 85 in Anthem, Arizona, on February 15th, 2020. He was the beloved husband to (Kathryn) Ann Guay and devoted father to Jeffrey (Elizabeth) and Amanda (David) and proud grandfather to Hugo (15), Sophie (13) and Giuliana (6). Joe was a long-time resident of Flagstaff, arriving in the 1950s after service in the U.S. Army to study at Arizona State Teacher's College and NAU. He taught social sciences at several secondary schools in Flagstaff. Joe will be fondly remembered by family and friends as a loving father and husband, passionate teacher, avid real estate wheeler dealer, Macy's Coffeehouse regular, world traveler, humanitarian, Buffalo Park devotee, early adopter of the "reduce, reuse, recycle" movement, downtown character, and veteran.
Friends and students are invited to share their stories and memories of Joe at a funeral mass and celebration of life ceremony on February 28th at 10:30 at the San Francisco de Asis church. Please send any remembrances to PO Box 36, Flagstaff, AZ, 86002.
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