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Tragic Grand Canyon fall kills Blackhawk man

Original post made on Sep 6, 2008

Blackhawk resident John Russell Presley, 63, died after a 70-foot fall Thursday in the Grand Canyon National Park. He was a retired vice president with Bank of America.

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Posted by Luke
a resident of another community
on Sep 6, 2008 at 12:13 am

John Presley was someone every man strives to be like. I admire every quality about him. He was very generous, warm hearted, funny, and loved his bow ties, red wine, and family. His laugh could light up a room. This world will miss him dearly, but the next has gained an angel that can assist the rest of us.