By Shaeri Richards
Sedona AZ (September 1, 2014) – Tony Carito: the colorful man with the big heart and the smile to go with it. The unofficial mayor of Sedona, with his trademark orange fedora, offering old-timers and newcomers alike a warm Sedona welcome where ever he would meet them. Between his daily rituals in Sedona’s coffees shops and restaurants and his creative offerings as an artist, entertainer and comedian, almost everyone in town knew Tony. And to know Tony is to love him; he has a vibrant presence, full of laughter, full of song. He can entertain you with his wit, comfort you with his compassion, or just be there with you—present to whatever might be going on.
That’s why it was such a shock to learn on Friday afternoon that Tony was gone. The news of his death cascaded through Sedona on a wave of disbelief as people began discovering via facebook, e-mail, text and word of mouth that our special Tony had passed away. Read More→