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Obituary: Ruth Frances Deans Hayford

Ruth Frances Deans Hayford

1924 ~ 2007

Ruth Frances Deans Hayford, age 83, was reunited with her husband on October 23, 2007.She was born September 17, 1924 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and resided there until her passing of natural causes. She is the daughter of Joseph Henry Deans and Frances Ellen Jackson. She married James Henry Hayford, Jr on April 7, 1943 in Farmington, Utah; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS

Temple. She was employed by Beneficial Life Insurance Company for 27 years. She helped her son and husband in their key shop for several years, also. She was a loving, wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend who loved her children, grandchildren and great-grand-children with all her heart.

She is survived by her brother, Reed Deans, Salt Lake City; two sons, James Henry Hayford III (Ann), Kaysville, Utah; John Lloyd Hayford (Wendy); one daughter, Frances

Viola Duffield (Ronald), both from Salt Lake City, Utah; 14 grandchildren, and 22 great grand-children-and she loved them all. A special thanks from her family for the loving care of Haven Home Health and Hospice.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 27, 2007, at 12 Noon in the Canyon Rim 1st Ward Chapel, 3100 East 3000 South. Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, on Friday evening from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and at the Ward on Saturday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.