LaGean Adamson Thurgood1920 ~ 2013LaGean Adamson Thurgood died peacefully with grace and humility on October 8, 2013. She was born December 11, 1920 in Provo, Utah. She was raised by her loving mother and father, Rhea Ellender Stubbs and Fred A. Adamson. She married her high school sweetheart, Jack J. Thurgood on Nov. 6, 1942 in the Salt Lake Temple. She received her education in the Provo City Schools and then attended Brigham Young University. She was a passionate disciple of Jesus Christ living a life focused on becoming more like Him. She blessed the lives of many through small and simple acts of love, preparing delicious meals and helping those in need right up to the time of passing. Her optimistic attitude brightened the lives of many others. No one was more blessed by her service and love than her dear husband, Jack. Her hard work was an example to all, and she found great joy and peace growing beautiful flowers and delicious vegetables. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, and tennis (playing until she was 89).She was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many auxiliaries and presidencies with cheerfulness and gratitude. She loved her family, serving them with love and joy and considered this her most important calling. At various times she worked as a secretary and during World War II served at the National American Red Cross Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Later she worked for 15 years as an administrative assistant in University Relations at BYU and retired from this position in 1980.She is survived by her dear husband, Jack Thurgood; sons, Rand (Tauna) Thurgood; Kelly (Debbie) Thurgood; and daughter, Jan (Joe) Squire; a sister Lorraine Ripple; a sister-in-law Monya Adamson; 13 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred and Rhea Adamson and her brother David Adamson. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 19 at 11:00 am at the Chapel located at 575 South 400 West, Orem, Utah. Friends are invited to call at the same Chapel on Friday October 18 from 6:00 8:00 pm or prior to the services from 10:00-10:45 am. Interment will be in the Provo City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent at