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John Ascuaga Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Dating, Bio, Facts

John Ascuaga obituary has been published with no citation of his death cause yet. Get to know about the age and wife details about late John.

On June 28, 2021, the Mayor of Sparks, Ed Lawson, publicly announced the death of John before Monday’s Sparks City Council meeting.

He was the former CEO of the Nugget hotel-casinos in Reno-Sparks. He took over the company after the retirement of Dick Graves in 1960. 

John Ascuaga Obituary – Cause Of Death

John Ascuaga obituary doesn’t state his cause of death yet.

He might have died from natural causes or accidents. As for now, his family is taking time to come forward to the media. 

Mayor Lawson remarked that John played a huge role in shaping the business and economy of Northern Nevada. Likewise, he also announced that the city would be honoring the late visionary on July 4th.

John doesn’t have a Wikipedia biography to date. 

How Old Was John Ascuaga? 

John Ascuaga was 96 years old in age.

His parents arrived in America as Basque immigrants. During his youth, Ascuaga served in the United States Army.

After his discharge, he pursued finance and restaurant management degrees from the University of Idaho and Washington State University.

John later moved and lived in Sparks, Northern Nevada.

The businessman purchased the Sparks Nugget at $3.775 million in 1960.

Over the years, he expanded the Nugget into 1,600 hotel rooms and casino gaming of 75,000 square feet. 

It is estimated that John owned a net worth in millions. The Nugget Casino Resort has been built for $75 million and $50 million in the past. 

Meet His Wife And Family

John Ascuaga was married to his wife, Rose Louis.

Apparently, he met his Rose at the Nugget’s steakhouse. The couple was married for over 62 years.

In fact, Louis greatly assisted John in establish the Nugget empire. She passed away on November 28, 2020, following a lengthy illness.

John was survived by his family and children. He was a loving father to Camille, John L., Michonne, and Stephen. All of them are married with children.

We send our heartfelt condolences to the friends and relatives of late John. May his soul find peace. Thank You.

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