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Obituary: Don B. Pearson

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Donald Burt Pearson, 75, left his loving family July 11, 2001 to be with his youngest son, Wade, in the presence of his Heavenly Father.

Born Sept. 26, 1925 in Salt Lake to Florence and John Pearson Married the light of his life, Fay Henson on March 22, 1946. They spent 55 wonderful years together raising their four children. Served four enjoyable years in the U.S. Navy. His chosen career was serving the public with pride and integrity as an officer of the Salt Lake City Police Dept. Retired in 1984 as Assistant Chief with the rank of Major. Enjoyed working in his shop and spending time with his family.

Survived by: his loving wife and three children: Robyn (Dave) Salmon, Danna (Pat) Simmons, and Brad (Jodi) Pearson; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Don leaves a legacy of love and support for his family, friends and those he associated with throughout a full and wonderful life. He will be missed and he will always be loved.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 13, 12 Noon, at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Friday 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment Lehi City Cemetery.