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Obituary: Laurence D. Ballantyne

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Laurence D. Ballantyne Larry 1931 ~ 2007 On Feb. 1, Larry, age 75, with the love of his life, his wife Ruth, by his side slipped peacefully through the veil into the waiting arms of his parents, family members and our Savior, Jesus Christ. Born Mar. 17, 1931, in Ogden, UT to David B. and Laura Robinson Ballantyne (both dec'd). Graduated from Ogden High School in 1948. Served an LDS Mission in Kentucky and West Virginia from 1951-1953. Served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955. Married Leah McBride in 1954 (later divorced). They had five children, Laurie, Lee, Leslie, Lane (dec'd) and Lance. Brothers, David, Ron (both deceased) and Wayne. In 1997, he married and was sealed to Ruth Lucus Fackrell in the Jordan River Temple. Larry worked in marketing and as a senior financial advisor. He was a very faithful member of the LDS Church and served in many callings. Survived by his wife, Ruth, children and also Ruth's sons, David, Mark, James and Stephen Fackrell, 25 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ruth would like to give special thanks to the staffs of the U of U Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Hospital and Caresource Hospice for their excellent care. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 10th at the Mt. Jordan Stake Center, 9331 S. 300 E., Sandy. A viewing held prior to the services will be from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery. Online condolences at www.larkinmortuary.com