We Will Miss You

Parris Beddo passed away unexpectedly March 26, 2004 at the age of 61.

He was born December 4, 1942 in Salt Lake City, the only child of George Glen and Carma Yonk Beddo. Married Marilyn Swan, April 8, 1964 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. They had two daughters. He worked 30 years for Kennecott Copper Mine and retired from Barney's Canyon. Parris was an avid Jazz fan. He also enjoyed spending time with his family at Moon Lake. In earlier years he was an avid hunter, and fisherman. Beddo's backyard was known for the many birds they watched and fed, especially the hummingbirds. He always planted and cared for a garden each year. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years; daughters, Tracy Beddo and April (Clint) Lloyd; grandchildren, Ian, Ashley, Amber, Chandler, Paige, Alexis, and one on the way, all of Salt Lake City; mother-in-law, Millie Swan and brother-in-law, George (Jeanne) Swan all of Pasco, WA.

Preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter, Paige. Preceded also by his beloved buddies, Tina, Missy, Bugsy, Scampi & Midgie.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 1st, 11:00 a.m. at Redwood Memorial Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Rd. A viewing will be held Wednesday evening from 6 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the mortuary. Parris's wishes were to be cremated after his services.

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breath, smiles and tears, of all my life! And as God chooses, I shall but love thee better after death.

~Longfellow