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Trailblazing rancher Ed Keeylocko dies

Posted at 7:19 AM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 09:19:41-05

TUCSON, Ariz. - Prominent Southern Arizona rancher Ed Keeylocko has died.

According to a Facebook post by friends and family, the rancher will be laid to rest March 16 at his ranch, Cowtown Keeylocko, which is located south of Ajo Way and west of Three Points.

Keeylocko, who was black, was well-known in the area ranching community over his 40 years in the business. In a 2015 interview, he spoke with KGUN about overcoming prejudice to establish himself in the community.

To donate to a GoFundMe in Keeylocko's honor, visit this site.


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