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Chandler Warden: 2016 Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-29 08:09:28-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The Grand Marshal for the 2016 Tucson Rodeo Parade has been announced.

Chandler Warden is a Californian who learned to love Southern Arizona when he attended summer camp at the Tanque Verde Guest Ranch.

He moved to Tucson in 1993 and has since dedicated his time to supporting local charities.

Chandler is a melanoma survivor and advocated for cancer research, because of him you can find free sunscreen stations at the Desert Museum, Reid Park Zoo and the Pima Air and Space Museum.

Warden will lead the world's longest non-motorized parade on Feb. 25th.