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DEATH: SEARE A MORRISON

Seare A Morrison, died April 12, 1995 in Salt Lake City of natural causes. He was the last surviving child of Alexander and Cecilia Abigail Seare Morrison.

He was born October 14, 1907 in Richfield, Utah. He married Ardia Liday, July 18, 1927 in Idaho Falls. She passed away November 11, 1938. They had one daughter, Gayle Olpin. He married Marie Mitchell April 27, 1940, later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. She died March 27, 1984. They had one daughter, Lynne and three sons, Thomas, Mitchell, and Richard.Seare was an active High Priest in the LDS Church. He served in several callings including ward clerk in five bishoprics of the Yale 2nd Ward. He retired from American Gilsonite Company in 1971 where he worked as chief accountant. Seare was a gifted musician and devoted much of his life to his love for music. As a child prodigy he soloed on his trumpet in the Salt Lake Tabernacle at the age of ten. He was a member of the first Utah Symphony Orchestra. He played throughout the Intermountain Area at numerous dance halls, including Saltair, Lagoon, Rainbow Rendezvous and the Terrace. He played in bands with Stewart Grow, Max Engman and others. He also played for many years with the Salt Lake Municipal Band. During the depression he played with the popular Harmony Night Hawks in Chicago. He was a staff musician with the KSL Radio Orchestra where he met Marie.

Seare was a kind and gentle person who will be lovingly remembered by all who knew him, especially his five children and grandchildren

He is survived by his daughters, Gayle Olpin, Boise, Idaho; Lynne Heinhold, Salt Lake City; sons, Thomas M., Hesperia, California; Mitchell S., Salt Lake City; and Dr. Richard W., Morgantown, West Virginia; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, 1995 at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

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