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Longtime Valley businessman Doug Yonko dies at age 61

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Posted at 9:17 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 12:17:37-04

Longtime Valley business leader Doug Yonko, an executive with Hensley Beverage Company, has died.

Yonko, a Scottsdale resident, passed away on Sept. 24 at age 61. He is survived by his wife Elisabeth, two daughters and two grandchildren.

Yonko, who worked at Hensley Beverage for 32 years, was the vice president of communications for the company and a member of its executive committee. Hensley Beverage is Arizona's largest beverage distributor of well-known brands such as Anheuser-Busch beer.

The Phoenix-based company also has branch operations in Tucson, Chandler and Prescott Valley.

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