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Recent BYH Alumni & Faculty Deaths

[See obituaries in individual alumni profiles.]

~ 2014 ~

George Earl Collard, Jr., Class of 1947, September 11, 2014

Charles McArthur Cox, Class of 1949~H, September 8, 2014

Helen Brimhall Berry, Class of 1942, August 30, 2014

Venice Mae Hansen Rogers, Class of 1944, August 26, 2014

Jewell Sowards Bybee, Class of 1942, August 25, 2014

June Cranney Monson, Class of 1937, July 25, 2014

Lars Elliott Eggertsen, Class of 1958~H, July 13, 2014

Alma Robert Giles, Class of 1953, July 12, 2014

Helen Trunkey Billings Richie, Class of 1938?, July 6, 2014

Douglas Jenkins, Class of 1943, May 23, 2014

Eric V. Steineckert, Class of 1946, May 21, 2014

James Albert Mason, Faculty, May 15, 2014

Newell Acord, Class of 1958, May 5, 2014

Marvin Rex Arnett, Faculty, May 1, 2014

James Makin, Class of 1948, March 18, 2014

Ruth Shirleen Day Gappmayer, Class of 1950, March 17, 2014

Janice Bennion Bess, Class of 1957~H, February 6, 2014

Myrna Jane Durfee Herde, Class of 1944, February 4, 2014

LaVern "Vern" Jorgensen Smith, Class of 1946, February 2, 2014

Michael Reed Wiscombe, Class of 1956, January 29, 2014

Geraldine Salisbury Kelly, Class of 1948, January 8, 2014

~ 2013 ~

Ernest Kay Reimschüssel, Class of 1960, December 22, 2013

Kay S. Cornaby, Class of 1954, November 25, 2013

Richard Chipman Dixon, Class of 1955, November 3, 2013

James W. Rawlings, Class of 1947, November 1, 2013

Kay Irene Johnson Van Dyke, Class of 1955, October 27, 2013

Valene Camenish Wilcox, Class of 1943, October 8, 2013

Isabel Hales Cannon, Class of 1940, September 28, 2013

Vernal J. Black, Class of 1938, September 26, 2013

Betty Gay Callahan Wagstaff, Class of 1946, August 24, 2013

John LeGrande Avery, Class of 1960, August 10, 2013

Gary Reynold Heiner, Class of 1954~H, June 27, 2013

Elaine Lois McDonald Jones, Class of 1951, June 23, 2013

Marie Dean Speakman, Class of 1946, June 9, 2013

Robert Clinton Shaw, Class of 1955, May 27, 2013

Steven Paul McAffee, Class of 1960~H, May 20, 2013

Stewart Alonzo Morley, Class of 1944, May 20, 2013

Carole Linda Wade Kay, Class of 1956, May 15, 2013

Sherman Lee Anderson, Class of 1959, May 8, 2013

Laura Gubler Hendrix, Class of 1922~H, May 5, 2013
At the Age of 108

Curtis Thayne Johnson, Class of 1967, April 30, 2013

Lane A. Compton, Faculty 1953-1956, April 27, 2013

Harry H. Ennis, Class of 1942, April 17, 2013

Gloria Orilla Groneman Lowry, Class of 1944, April 12, 2013

Joan Berg Jenkins, Class of 1939, April 11, 2013

Alice Marian Robertson Wilson, Class of 1944, April 8, 2013

Robert Stanford Court, Class of 1944, April 4, 2013

Wayne DeMois Anderson, Class of 1941, April 3, 2013

Richard L. Gunn, Faculty 1948-1954, March 28, 2013

Lorna Call Elder, Kindergarten Teacher, March 11, 2013

Annette Larsen, Class of 1970~H, March 7, 2013

J. Don Broadhead, Class of 1947, March 1, 2013

Betty Loy Jensen McKay Hopkin, Class of 1944, February 27, 2013

H. David Nelson, 20th Principal, 1962 to 1964, February 11, 2013

John Franklin Lee, Class of 1945, February 11, 2013

Juanita Taft Rogers, Faculty, February 7, 2013.

Welsford H. "Gus" Clark, Faculty, February 5, 2013

Harlow Eldredge Smoot II, Class of 1953, January 7, 2013

Rodney Hans Despain, Class of 1956, January 7, 2013

Garth Merrill Harris, Class of 1947, January 3, 2013

~ 2012 ~

Lawrence Edwin Buss, Class of 1960~H, December 18, 2012

Delbert J. Sperry, Class of 1952, November 27, 2012

Leland Olsen Dorius, Class of 1947, November 23, 2012

Evelyn Barker Cutler, Class of 1947, November 8, 2012

Martha Coleman Miner, Class of 1934, October 24, 2012

Cathryn Johnson Oman, Class of 1965, October 12, 2012

Dorothy Rae Nelson Mildenhall, Class of 1947, October 2, 2012

Arlando William "Dick" Jex, Class of 1937? September 1, 2012

Veloy Washburn Hansen, Class of 1954, August 22, 2012

Lynette Bennion Asay, Class of 1946, August 17, 2012

Anne Romney Brockbank, Class of 1955, July 13, 2012

Bruce M. Tanner, Class of 1942~H, July 6, 2012

LaMar A. Rawlings, Class of 1948, June 18, 2012

John Winston Mercer, Faculty, June 16, 2012

Haynes Morgan Thomas, Class of 1952~H, June 7, 2012

O. Geral Wilde, Class of 1952, May 30, 2012

Daryl LaMar Anderson, Faculty, May 15, 2012

Ross C. Hilton, Faculty 1957-1968, April 20, 2012

Roger Nephi Ferguson, Class of 1950, April 7, 2012

Clifford Jay Bailey, Class of 1947, April 6, 2012

Harold P. Christensen, Class of 1949, March 27, 2012

Norma Alice Ricks Durfey, Class of 1941, March 22, 2012

Edith Payne Rowan, Class of 1938, March 8, 2012

Chester Lawrence Brown, Class of 1938, March 4, 2012

Lyman Durfee, Class of 1948, February 25, 2012

Gwendolyn Haws Lance, Class of 1956, February 16, 2012

Sharlene Wolsey Thomas, Class of 1963, January 26, 2012

John Royal Stone, Class of 1956, January 25, 2012

Faye Graham Firmage, Class of 1936, January 25, 2012

Diane Wing Miner, Class of 1966~H, January 12, 2012

Marguerite Christensen Roberts McLeran, Class of 1935, January 4, 2012

~ 2011 ~

Dixie DeFriez Cardall, Class of 1958~H, December 24, 2011

Shirley Rae Christiansen Greer, Class of 1947, December 10, 2011

Elodia "Dode" Ashworth Goss, Class of 1936~H, December 4, 2011

Kenneth Edward Weight, Jr., Teacher Early '50s, November 26, 2011

Rea Zell Collard Collard, Class of 1933, November 18, 2011

Vernon Eugene "Gene" Tolboe, Class of 1947, November 10, 2011

Emma Lou Milner Gibbons Slagowski, Class of 1940?, November 9, 2011

J. Keith Rigby Jr., Class of 1965, November 6, 2011

Dorothy Rawson Davis, Class of 1942, October 31, 2011

Pauline Claudin Linde, Class of 1943, October 18, 2011

June Elaine Carlson Fillmore, Class of 1947, October 8, 2011

Janis LaRee Allen Minor, Class of 1952, October 7, 2011

Irene Hailes Ricks, Elementary Teacher, October 4, 2011

ReNon Fisher Zabriskie, Class of 1966, August 26, 2011

Gene Elliott Tuttle, Class of 1949, August 25, 2011

Ronald Joseph Phillips, Class of 1950, August 21, 2011

M. Duane Butler, Class of 1949, August 10, 2011

Norma Henrie Tucker, Class of 1952, August 8, 2011

Steven Y. Azuma, Class of 1945, August 1, 2011

Donald Theone Jones, Class of 1943~H, July 30, 2011

Ida LorAnn "Annie" Haws Devereaux, Class of 1954, July 30, 2011

Joe Harmon Ashworth, Class of 1942, July 22, 2011

Marilyn Prestwich Farnsworth, Class of 1950, July 13, 2011

George A. Horton, Jr., Religion Teacher, June 30, 2011

Helen Holbrook Dahlquist, Class of 1935?, June 16, 2011

Mark A. Riddle, Class of 1964, June 11, 2011

Hugh K. Jolley, Jr., Class of 1947, May 26, 2011

Shelia Ripple Kindler, Class of 1964, May 3, 2011

William Lee "Bill" Owen, Class of 1956, April 15, 2011

Carma Adams Mangum, Class of 1939, April 12, 2011

Lloyd Evan Rasmussen, Class of 1941, March 23, 2011

Rinda Beatrice Taylor Erickson Graves, Teacher 1940s, March 17, 2011

W. Smoot Brimhall, Class of 1932, March 10, 2011

Carolyn Thompson Lee, Class of 1947, March 5, 2011

Margaret "Peg" Clarke Riley, Class of 1949, March 1, 2011

Clifford Neal Whiteford, Class of 1962, February 26, 2011

Marlene Holliman Faulkner, Class of 1952~H, February 21, 2011

Valentine Savage Clark, Class of 1939, January 29, 2011

Robert M. "Bob" Carlson, Class of 1941? January 18, 2011

J Stephen Jones, Class of 1955, January 16, 2011

Russell C Maxfield, Class of 1967, January 13, 2011

Mary Beth Paxman McGee, Class of 1972, January 4, 2011

Robert Condon Bryson, Class of 1955, January 3, 2011

~ 2010 ~

Aniene Andrus Porter, Class of 1957, December 28, 2010

Nellie Jenson Adams, Class of 1937, December 3, 2010

Charles LaMar Bonnett, Class of 1949, November 30, 2010

Vee Ann Jeffs Olsen Mickelson, Class of 1959, October 17, 2010

JoAnne Allred Dowdle, Class of 1953, September 25, 2010

Carol Miller Bethers, Class of 1967~H, September 18, 2010

Sterling Rex Lewis, Class of 1940, September 7, 2010

Leland Malin Perry, Class of 1946, August 31, 2010

Bernice Chaffin Scholl, Class of 1940, August 21, 2010

Donald G. Swensen, Class of 1957, August 18, 2010

Yolanda Perry Carle, Class of 1948, August 11, 2010

John C. Buckley, Class of 1957~H, August 10, 2010

Ella Viola Peck Finch, Class of 1945, July 22, 2010

Athalia Gay Sowards Lewis, Class of 1931, June 18, 2010

James L. Earl, Class of 1955, June 7, 2010

Omar M. Hansen, Science Teacher 1957-1962, June 1, 2010

Agnes Genevieve Hansen Evans, Class of 1936, May 31, 2010

Carol Snell Sutherland, Class of 1952~H, May 24, 2010

Nanieve Owens Callahan, Class of 1933, May 21, 2010

Betty Broadhead, Class of 1949~H, May 11, 2010

Wayne Coleman Hoover Close, Class of 1942, May 11, 2010

Alan R. "Pete" Witbeck, Class of 1947, May 5, 2010

Kathryn Swensen Graf, Class of 1969, April 16, 2010

E. Donald Snow, Sr., Class of 1938, Coach, April 2, 1010

Eileen Sheffield Dorrity, Class of 1963, March 16, 2010

Kay L. Rasmussen, Class of 1945?, March 12, 2010

Marilyn Hamblin, Class of 1955~H, March 7, 2010

James Charles Bement, Class of 1949~H, March 4, 2010

Patricia Snarr Woodbury, Class of 1954, March 1, 2010

Rosalee Hilton Singleton, Class of 1960, February 26, 2010

Verl Dee Shell, Class of 1956, February 24, 2010

Daniel Heber Rawson, Class of 1943, February 18, 2010

Patricia Ann Creer Burton Harnsberger, Class of 1948, January 30, 2010

Ronald Edwin Dyches, Class of 1949~H, January 20, 2010

Don Franklin Hansen, Class of 1946~H, January 8, 2010

Clara Rosalia Borgeson Goudy, Class of 1946, January 4, 2010

~ 2009 ~

Hazel Bird Hayward, Class of 1939~H, December 28, 2009

James Barrett Perri, Class of 1952, December 18, 2009

Ida May Thompson Duffin, Class of 1936~H, December 2, 2009

Ellen Jackson Hunt Orgill, Class of 1931, November 30, 2009

Carolyn Carter Lawrence, Class of 1947, November 24, 2009

Belle Felice deJong Van Wagenen, Class of 1936, November 24, 2009

Fred Chipman Dixon, Class of 1950, November 19, 2009

Richard Nielsen White, Class of 1950, November 2, 2009

Harold F. Tanner, Class of 1948, October 9, 2009

Jacqueline Young Lawrence, Class of 1945, October 6, 2009

Wanda Ricks Wyler, Class of 1943, September 8, 2009

Richard J. "Rick" Shumway, Class of 1969, July 24, 2009

Marvin Hymas, Class of 1954, July 23, 2009

LaPreal Winterton Larsen, Class of 1934~H, July 10, 2009

Afton Bigelow Miller, Class of 1938, June 25, 2009

Frances Janet Bentley Hammond, Class of 1959, June 2009

Ruth Facer Andrus, Class of 1938, May 24, 2009

Clinton Paul Ashworth, Class of 1946, May 17, 2009

Phillip W. Garn, Class of 1958, May 14, 2009

Lynn Rogerson Jr., Class of 1949, May 3, 2009

Alan R. Hansen, Class of 1945, March 25, 2009

Stephen L. Larsen, Class of 1943, March 21, 2009

James Austin Cope, Jr., Class of 1936, March 21, 2009

Thomas Calvin Larsen, BY Elementary Teacher, March 5, 2009

Elliot Castleton Howe, Acting Elementary Principal, February 24, 2009

Beth Milner Raynes, Class of 1943~H, February 21, 2009

Gayle Lynn Murphy Cornaby, Class of 1969~H, February 21, 2009

J. Phillip Morgan, Class of 1949, February 2, 2009

Max A. Eggertsen, Class of 1950, January 23, 2009

~ 2008 ~

June Gourley Searle, BY Elementary Teacher, December 31, 2008

John Matthew Liebhardt, Class of 1931~H, December 31, 2008

Karl A. Miller, Class of 1923, December 14, 2008
At the Age of 105

Armond Lee Hawley, Class of 1949, November 3, 2008

Stanley E. Collins, Class of 1951, October 24, 2008

Dee Clements Horsley, Class of 1960, October 21, 2008

Reed I. Oldroyd, Class of 1935, October 18, 2008

Verl P. Allman, Science Teacher 1950-1968, October 11, 2008

Thomas V. Broadbent, Class of 1952~A, September 28, 2008

Jacqueline Engleman Stireman, Class of 1952, August 20, 2008

John Choules Huish, Class of 1942, August 17, 2008

John Cannon Heninger, Class of 1956~H, August 14, 2008

JoAnne Tolboe Krajeski, Class of 1966~H, July 26, 2008

Riley Garner Clark, Class of 1926~H, July 11, 2008

Rex A. Olson, Coach, July 7, 2008

Ruth Wilson Young, Home Economics Teacher, July 5, 2008

Lois Woolf Savage, Class of 1941, July 1, 2008

Dorthella Robbins Price, Class of 1944, July 1, 2008

Lloynel Maurice Harding, Class of 1941, June 28, 2008

Grant Jacobsen, Class of 1938, June 24, 2008

Boyd F. Johnson, Class of 1945, June 22, 2008

James Vincent Allen, Class of 1946, May 28, 2008

G. Barney Rawlings, Class of 1939, May 8, 2008

Farris Leo Edgley, Music Teacher, May 5, 2008

Carla Gibbons Udell, Class of 1964~H, May 3, 2008

Marjorie Smith Hyatt, Class of 1932, April 17, 2008 [Sister]

Ruth Smith Sowards, Class of 1939, April 16, 2008 [Sister]

LaVern Liston Clark, Class of 1944, March 11, 2008

Claudia Johnson Bendorf, Class of 1956, February 5, 2008

Gaile Woodruff Clark, Class of 1957, February 2, 2008

Darrell C. Jensen, Class of 1944, January 29, 2008

Owen C. Bennion, Science Teacher, January 25, 2008

Richard M. Johnson, Jr., Class of 1942, January 13, 2008

~ 2007 ~

Afton Fisher Graham, Class of 1940, December 28, 2007

Emma Lee Bown Meacham, Class of 1934, December 27, 2007

Virginia Rosina Jeffcott Bourell, Class of 1943, December 25, 2007

Marie Phillips Blocker, Class of 1942, December 11, 2007

Glen Jolley Pinegar, Class of 1944, November 20, 2007

Elaine Olsen Thompson, Class of 1945, November 19, 2007

Vera Ilene Turloupis Angell, Class of 1950, November 14, 2007

J. Lynn Benson, Speech Teacher, November 11, 2007

H. Preston Bissell, Class of 1956, October 22, 2007

William E. McKell, Industrial Arts Teacher, October 5, 2007

W. Dwayne Belt, BYH Principal XIX, September 14, 2007

Richard Davis Swensen, Class of 1936, September 8, 2007

Todd Gilbert Andersen, Class of 1957, August 30, 2007

Leah Dorothy Harris Jensen, Class of 1935, August 24, 2007

Vicki Dawn Nordgren Shields, Class of 1956, August 22, 2007

Larry David Horlacher, Class of 1964, August 21, 2007

George Billings Robinson, Class of 1935, August 19, 2007

Alex Basil Darais, Art Teacher, August 8, 2007

Glen Lee Christensen, Class of 1943, July 18, 2007

Dorathy Flygare, Class of 1956, July 3, 2007

LaVell Meldrum Bigelow, Class of 1935~H, June 18, 2007

Argene Vance Olsen, Class of 1932, June 1, 2007

Ann Bonnett Oaks, Class of 1932, May 24, 2007

Eldon Mauray Payne, Class of 1944, May 20, 2007

James Darrell Christensen, Class of 1948~H, May 16, 2007

Robert E. Jones, Class of 1949, May 1, 2007

Thomas R. Ryan, Class of 1953, April 14, 2007

Beth Clayson Strong, Class of 1941, March 20, 2007

Nellie Hughes Barnett, Class of 1935?, March 7, 2007

Myron Glen Walker, Class of 1963, February 20, 2007

Wayne Franklin McIntyre, Religion Teacher, February 18, 2007

John H. Atkinson, Sr., Class of 1955, February 17, 2007

David Garn Clark, Class of 1963, February 10, 2007

Bernice Crandall Dain, Class of 1937?, January 17, 2007

Donna Jean Jones Speakman Thomas Moore, Class of 1941, January 14, 2007

Faun Greer Barnett, Class of 1931, January 10, 2007

Beth Swenson Walker, Class of 1939, January 7, 2007

~ 2006 ~

Ruth Nicholes Miller, Class of 1937, December 19, 2006

Lasca King Poulson, Class of 1939, December 11, 2006

Ida Lucile Boyd Reid, Class of 1941, December 9, 2006

Beulah Sowards Bucher, Class of 1933, December 5, 2006

Colleen Benson Law, Class of 1947, October 27, 2006

Norma Henderson Jones, Class of 1950, October 26, 2006

David Loofbourow Ross, Class of 1957, October 8, 2006

John H. "Jack" Wing, Class of 1950, October 5, 2006

Judy Kenner Melchun, Class of 1955, October 2, 2006

Hoover W. Clark, Class of 1948, September 30, 2006

David E. Beck, Class of 1963, September 6, 2006

LeEarl C. Baker, Class of 1965, August 6, 2006

Bryant Alan Jolley, Class of 1961, July 30, 2006

Susan Carole Payne, Class of 1967~H, July 25, 2006

Gordon W. Bullock, Class of 1954, July 15, 2006

Elaine Eyring Rieske, Class of 1945, May 26, 2006

Carol Tanner Smith, Class of 1936~H, May 25, 2006

Robert Morris Snell, Class of 1955, May 19, 2006

Norma Ella Butts Metcalf, Class of 1945, May 18, 2006

Albert Thurber Prows, Class of 1932, May 3, 2006

Elma "Pem" Gardner Farnsworth,
wife of Philo T. Farnsworth, Class of 1924, April 27, 2006

Mary Deane Peterson Gilbert Clark, P.E. & English Teacher, April 13, 2006

Bonnie Gay Curtis Walker, Class of 1961, March 18, 2006

Mary McGregor Killian, Music Teacher, March 18, 2006

John W. Van Cott, Biology Teacher, March 7, 2006

Lee Campbell Knell, Class of 1944, March 5, 2006

David MacGillivary Crowton, Coach, February 10, 2006

Jay Allred Olson, Class of 1934, February 3, 2006

Victoria Cook Warnick, Class of 1924, January 26, 2006

~ 2005 ~

Charles Elroy "Rocky" Nelson, Class of 1949, December 21, 2005

Oscar Harvey King, Jr., Class of 1942, December 19, 2005

Sherman Ross Kay, Class of 1955~H, December 9, 2005

Florence Kathleen Weeter Snyder, Class of 1944, December 8, 2005

Jeannie Taylor Brimhall, Class of 1945, December 2, 2005

Maxine Henroid Darke, Class of 1932, November 13, 2005

Alta McEwan Taylor, Class of 1930, November 9, 2005

Anna Beardall Christensen, Class of 1929?, November 3, 2005

Jerold Arthur "Jerry" Weight, Class of 1952, October 23, 2005

LaVonda Brimhall Wilson, Class of 1940, October 3, 2005

Ruth Robinson Harris, Class of 1931, September 26, 2005

Eugene James Swenson, M.D., Class of 1945, September 25, 2005

Virginia Stewart Ivey, Class of 1931?, September 21, 2005

Maxine Stewart Robbins, Class of 1934, September 20, 2005

Martha Joy Anderson, Class of 1961, August 30, 2005

Frederick Amtoft Spalding, Class of 1954, August 30, 2005

Betty Ruth Christensen Parker, Class of 1939, August 7, 2005

Paul T. Marshall, Class of 1946, July 28, 2005

June E. Berry, Librarian, June 14, 2005

Barbara McKay Smith, Class of 1939, June 13, 2005

Joie Batchelor, Class of 1929?, May 5, 2005.

Elaine Brown Ahlander, Class of 1940, April 6, 2005

Jack Joseph Brooks, Class of 1957, March 11, 2005

Clarence Stewart Jones, Class of 1944, March 8, 2005

George Winder Whitaker, Class of 1934, February 23, 2005

Arvadell Weeter Ward, Class of 1938, Tuesday, February 22, 2005.

Vera Holbrook Heninger, Class of 1939, February 16, 2005

Shirley Jean Davidson Goodman, Class of 1954?, February 11, 2005

Gerald Lamar Dixon, Class of 1957, February 2, 2005

Arthur McLaughlin Tanner, Class of 1941, January 24, 2005


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