Stephen C. Tully of Buckeye, AZ, age 77, died June 28 after a brief illness. Born in Chicago on Dec. 23, 1943. Predeceased by parents Frank and Mildred (Grube) Tully and brothers Robert and Richard. Survived by sisters Virginia Cavanagh of LaGrange Park, IL, and Annamary Tully of Hector, NY, brothers Roger (Mary) of Wheaton, IL, and Thomas (Betty Jean) of Chicago, his goddaughter, Lya Isabela Badilla, of Sonora, Mexico, and many beloved nieces and nephews. He attended Quigley Seminary in Chicago and graduated from Fenwick High School in Oak Park in 1961. He graduated from St. Gregory’s College in Shawnee, OK, and also attended Loyola University in Chicago. He was a member of St. Henry’s Parish in Buckeye. Steve made friends wherever he went and rarely met a stranger. He enjoyed tennis, power walking, photography and travel to Costa Rica and Mexico. A favorite was Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (Rocky Point), where he hosted many friends and relatives. In the S. American tradition of godparents, he helped with goddaughter Lya’s bilingual education and milestones of her Catholic faith.