Ronstadt Family Associated With Tucson As Early As Late 19th Century

Published: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 3:25pm
Updated: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 3:34pm

Unless you’re from southern Arizona, when you hear the last name "Ronstadt," you’ll automatically think of legendary singer Linda Ronstadt first.

And though her artistic impact has been felt internationally, the city of Tucson was associated with the Ronstadt family long before that — as early as the late 19th century with the Fred Ronstadt Hardware company. The story appears in this month’s Arizona Highways magazine.

With me to talk more about the Ronstadts is Tucson writer and documentarian Daniel Buckley.

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