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Obituary: George Arthur Dean

George Arthur Dean 1927 ~ 2005 George A. Dean, our loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2005 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. George was born on December 16, 1927 in San Jose, California to Sam Dean and Sarah Seville. He grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated from South High in 1946. Following his graduation from school, he served in the US Marine Corp. George married Jacqueline (Jacquie) Nuttall in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 5, 1948. He was a faithful member of the LDS Church, serving many positions and had a firm testimony of the Gospel of his Savior, Jesus Christ. He enjoyed his lifetime career in the grocery industry serving many of those years with Albertsons. Throughout his life, George had many wonderful experiences traveling with his friends and family. George is survived by his wife, Jacquie, sons David (Melody), Boise, Idaho; R. Brent (Joan), Pinedale, Wyoming; and Mark, Salt Lake City. He is also survived by his five beautiful granddaughters, Tiffany, Holly (Alan), Jennifer, Casey and Kelsi. George's children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. "Thank you George for being such a great husband, father and grandfather. You have been such a wonderful example of strength, integrity, compassion and love to us all. We have so many beautiful memories of what a great family should be. Your sense of humor has helped us get through tough times and has made happy times even better. You have created an incredible sense of family unity by teaching us to enjoy the great outdoors through our fishing, hunting and camping experiences. You have left us with treasured memories that we will cherish and remember each and every day of our lives." "The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality" ---John Quincy Adams (1767-1848). Memorial services will be held at 12:00 noon Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 at the Mount Olympus 2nd Ward, 3862 E. Oakview Dr. (4275 South). Friends may call at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Dr. Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior at the Ward. The family would like to thank their wonderful friends and neighbors for all their love and support. They would especially like to thank the Huntsman Center staff and the Care Source Hospice staff for their gentle, loving care as well as the daily home care of Miriam Green and Sean O'Donnell. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Huntsman Center or CareSource Hospice.