/ Modified jul 5, 2018 2:27 p.m.

Tohono Chul

A couple’s love of the desert and generosity established Tohono Chul park with their 37-acre donation northwest of Tucson.

One of the Tucson area's most important natural attractions might have been a mall had it not been for the gift of a local family - it is now known as Tohono Chul, on Tucson's northwest side where more than 30 acres have been preserved. We brought you this story last year when Suzie Horst, the donor's daughter, shared her experiences about growing up on the land. We didn't know then that Suzie was fighting cancer, a battle she recently lost. We extend our heartfelt condolences to her husband Todd, the rest of her family, and her many friends at Tohono Chul. Here is that story again, in her honor.

Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer: Arlene Islas
Editor: Arlene Islas

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