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Obituary: EMETT, WALLACE

Wallace Kent Emett PhD1949 ~ 2013Wallace Kent Emett PhD, 64, of Sandy UT died Wednesday, June 19 from the effects of a meningial tumor.He was born to the late Florence Wallace and Herbert Clark Emett, April 3, 1949 in Pioche NV. Wallace, known as Kent to his family, grew up in Southern UT, Twin Falls ID, Seattle WA and San Jose CA.Dr. Emett received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto CA and spent his entire career working in hospitals in the San Francisco Bay Area helping others. After retiring he moved to Kona Hawaii where he enjoyed close friends and doing temple work.Kent was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a loyal and charismatic friend to many and will be missed by them, many of whom he has known since childhood.Kent is survived by three siblings, Vaughn Emett of Sandy UT, Karen Dougherty of Henderson NV and Lonnie Daddow of Bakersfield CA. He is also survived by ten nieces and nephews whom he loved greatly.Per his request there will be no formal service held. His ashes will be scattered by family members at a later date.