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Karl Eller, businessman and UA alumnus, dies at age of 90

PHOENIX- Arizona businessman, Karl Eller, has passed away at the age of 90.

The University of Arizona alum passed away peacefully at his Phoenix home, according to a statement.

Eller is the namesake of the U of A’s Eller College of Management. During his extensive career, he helped make Circle K one of the most successful convenience stores in the nation.

“Mr. Eller was known for his long career in the world of media and advertising, and leaves behind many dear friends and family members,” stated a media release.

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Julia Leon

Julia is a Digital Content Producer for KVOA- News 4 Tucson. In 2018, she earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.

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