(12/20/36 – 04/13/17)
Albert (Al) David Tarcola passed away peacefully April 13th, 2017 at the age of 80. Al is survived by his wife, Cecilia Ann Madrid, his daughters Tammy and Debby (Mike Gilbert), son Rocky (Liz Tarcola), grandaughters Taylor, Paige, Rylee and Mya and one great-grandson John Taylor. Al also leaves behind his beloved Bichon Frise Bijou and many extended family members, friends and co-workers.
Al was born in Uniontown Pennsylvania and moved to Tucson in 1960. Al’s professional career included nearly thirty years as the Director and later Vice President of Facilities Management at The University of Arizona. Al will be remembered as a man of integrity who gained considerable accomplishments throughout his career. Al was an extraordinary leader and took immense pride in sharing his knowledge and skills. Al enjoyed traveling, reading and watching Wildcat Basketball.
A memorial service, to celebrate Al’s life, will be held Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 9:45AM at St. Philips of the Hills Episcopal Church 4400 N. Campbell Tucson, AZ 85718. A reception will follow.