C. R. "Bob" Ward, 81, died Friday July 20, 2001 in Salt Lake City.

Grandpa was born Aug 22, 1919 to Charles E. and Nettie McComb Ward. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Worked several years for EIMAC and as an elec-trician at the Salt Palace until his retirement. He mar-ried Evelyn Higgs in 1939, later divorced. Grandpa died peacefully in the presence of his family and Betty, the light of his life and best friend.

He is survived by his sister, Betty Bradford; son, Gary R., Salt Lake, Robert C. (Linda), Pocatello, ID; and loving grandsons, Jeff, and Rob (Julie), Salt Lake.

At his request, there will be only a private family remem-brance.

Grandpa's spirit of adventure and new experiences taught us to live our lives to the fullest with no regrets.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Betty Ross and her family for the love and companionship they gave him, making the last years of his life some of h

is best.