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Obituary: Doulgas L. Reese “Doug”

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4/27/24 ~ 9/6/03

Doug was born in Lawton, Oklahoma on April 27, 1924 and died in Fayetteville, Georgia where he had moved following the recent death of his wife of 62 years, Deeda Reese.

He is survived by his sons Mark (Lexie) and Paul Reese, daughter Joan Johnston (Mark), grandchildren Lauryn Burkhalter (Brian), Kelly Reese, Emily Reese and Katie Johnston.

Doug graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado and enjoyed a long career as a geologist for Mountain Fuel Supply Company. He served as a U.S. Navy aviator during World War II.

He spent his retirement enjoying gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

Services will be held on Sat., Sept. 13, 2003 at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 Highland Dr., Salt Lake, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Red Butte Gardens, Attn: Jason 285 Connor St. #666A Salt Lake City, UT 84113.