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DEATH: MYRTLE SMITH HALLIDAY

"Aunt Myrtle" died Thursday, March 19, 1992 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was born December 7, 1901 in Fillmore, Utah to Joseph Danieland Adeline Brunson Smith. She was the youngest of 10 children. Myrtle attended LDS Business College in Salt Lake and worked for five years at the Bureau of Information on Temple Square as secretary to Brother Benjamin Goddard and Dr. Levi Edgar Young. Later, seven years were spent in New York City where she worked for an advertising agency during the day and attended art school at night.In 1935, during the Golden Era of motion pictures, Myrtle worked in Hollywood with Cecil B. DeMille as Administrative Secretary for the Lux Radio Theater.

On February 21, 1940, she married Frederick Clive Loch Halliday in Los Angeles, California. In August of that same year they sailed for England since Clive was a Lt. Commander in the British Royal Navy. They spent the years of World War II in England, Scotland and Brazil. Clive died January 22, 1989.

Myrtle lived a rich and wonderful life traveling to various parts of the world with her husband. Myrtle was a very talented and selfless person enjoying all cultural arts. She will be greatly missed by the many nieces and nephews who survive her.

We express our gratitude for the kindness shown Aunt Myrtle by the staff at Highland Cove where she lived for the past six years.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 23, 1992 at 2 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call Monday from 12:45-1:45 p.m. prior to services.

Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

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