David Asael Palmer, 54 of Orem passed away October 16, 1997 after a long, courageous battle with brain cancer.
He was born November 23, 1942 in Alberta, Canada a son of Delbert and Mable Johansen Palmer, and was raised in Lethbridge, Alberta. After serving a mission in Uruguay he obtained a degree in Chemical engineering at BYU and a doctorate at Washington University in St. Louis. He married Gayle Cook in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 25, 1966.He is survived by his wife and three children; Michelle (Karl) Stone of Phoenix, AZ, Laura and Angela both of Orem; his father and stepmother Joyce; one sister Kathleen (Brent) Laycock of Calgary and two brothers, Craig (Darlene) Palmer of Boulder City, NV, and Brian (Lori) Palmer of Calgary. He is also survived by three grandsons, Dallin, Jeremy and Parker Stone.
He was preceded in death by his mother, and a brother, Howard.
The family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to the many who cared for him at Vista Hospice and at the Orem Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 20th 1997 at 12 noon in the Sunset Heights 7th Ward chapel 1260 South 400 West. Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary 495 South State St., in Orem, and also 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to the services at the chapel Interment will take place in the East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery in Provo.
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