E. LaVar Erickson, age 69, passed away from cancer August 26, 1995.
Born May 9, 1926 to Ethel Thaxton and Emil F. Erickson at the old Salt Lake County Hospital. Graduate of Murray High School class of 1944. Served in U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart. Attended BYU. Co-owned and operated Pegasus Travel Service in San Francisco with late partner Glade B. Hansen. He was an avid horticulturist, specializing in Iris Rhizms.Survived by Delores Hansen Blalock, June Hansen Swapp, Will K. Wood, loved friends, family and extended family.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 30, at Murray City Cemetery, 5600 So. Vine Street. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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