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Obituary: Lawrence Creighton Fox

Lawrence Creighton Fox Bud Lawrence Creighton Fox (Bud) was born July 1, 1927, in Flint, Michigan. He was tragically killed in an auto accident Thursday morning, November 3, 2005. He was the only child of Lawrence Henry Ellis and Cleta LaRene McBride Fox. As a young boy, Bud had his own radio program called "Buddy and His Gang" and also appeared in the Little Rascals. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Nevada. He then married Darleen Phyliss Jorgenson in July of 1949 and had four boys. He was a machinist for the Rocketdyne Corporation that later became North American Aviation. He was currently employed with New Life Office Systems where he worked with two of his sons. He was an active member of the LDS Church currently working with his wife serving as the assistant coordinators in the Cottonwood Creek Assisted Living Center. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Alpine Country Club. He spent many hours of his life teaching skills, playing the game, and watching his family compete and enjoy the game with him. His first love was his family and never missed an opportunity to tell everyone he met how proud he was of all of their accomplishments. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Darleen, of 57 years; his sons, Dr. Lawrence T. (Cheri), Clifton, VA, Bruce Alan (Jeanette), Overton, NV, Alan Dale (Terry), Salt Lake City, UT, Jeffrey L. (Cydnie), Fruit Heights, UT; 23 grandchildren;16 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 12 noon at the Cottonwood Creek Ward, 1250 East 4800 South, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held Monday evening November 7, 2005, from 6-8 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 Highland Drive. Friends and family may call at a viewing to be held one hour prior to the funeral services at the church. Interment to follow at American Fork City Cemetery.