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Former mayor of Superior Roy Chavez dies due to COVID-19 complications

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Roy Chavez is the former mayor of Superior, AZ.  For well over a decade he
has been fighting to protect the land in and around Superior./YouTube

By Perry Vandell | Arizona Republic

A former mayor of Superior has died due to complications from COVID-19 according to a social media post from the town’s current mayor.

Superior Mayor Mila Besich posted on Facebook Friday evening saying the former mayor, Roy Chavez, died from COVID-19.

“I offer my condolences to the family of Roy Chavez on behalf of the Town of Superior,” Besich posted. “He was our first direct elected mayor, he served as our Town Manager and was a tireless volunteer for many community organizations.”

Besich didn’t specify the exact date of Chavez’s death.

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