Thomas Raymond Varnell, a resident of Green Valley and formerly a longtime resident of Safford, entered into rest Tuesday morning, April 12, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Tucson, from causes incident to age. Tom was 91.
Tom was a professor of Animal Science at the University of Wyoming prior to relocating to Safford where he and his wife owned and operated the Fifth Avenue Florist.
Tom leaves to mourn: his wife, Jan; two daughters, Stacy Kafka and Jill Chacon; and three grandchildren, Chance Kafka, Mariah Chacon and Matthew Chacon. Tom was predeceased by: a daughter, Susan McIntyre.
Services for Tom are currenty pending and will be announced at a later date.