Class of 1937 H.S.

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Alphabetical Alumni
Taylor, Lester (1937)

Taylor, Lester (1937)
Bethesda, Maryland US

Lester and Shirley Taylor

Class of 1937. Lester Taylor. Basketball. Boys' Athletic Club, President. [Lester Parkinson Taylor was born May 23, 1919 in Provo, Utah. His parents: Lester Rogers Taylor and Vivian Smart Parkinson Taylor. He died on August 14, 1992 in Bethesda, Maryland. Interment, Bethesda, Maryland.] ~~~~OBITUARY: Lester P. Taylor, 73, is a son of the late Lester Rogers Taylor and the late Vivian Parkinson Taylor Hales. Lester, a retired contractor, died of natural causes on August 21, 1992 at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Taylor, who won a design and historic preservation award from the American Institute of Architects for the renovation of an office in downtown Washington, moved to Bethesda in 1966 after beginning a career that included the building of 28 homes for the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission. Prior to that, he was a sales manager in the Westmorland Sterling Silver Division of Alcoa, for whom he authored a book on table etiquette. In 1977 he published a second book on the life of his grandfather, a Mormon pioneer sent by Brigham Young to colonize Idaho. Mr. Taylor was born in Provo, Utah, where he gained his early experience in retailing by working at Taylor Brothers, a store founded by his grandfather, and the second oldest department store in Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in history after serving a mission in Brazil for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in the Air Force Intelligence Corps in the Azores during World War II. After retiring from building in 1985, he spent seven years as an ordinance worker at the Washington Temple in Kensington. He had also supervised a welfare dairy farm for the Church in Trappe, Maryland, from 1966-1973. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Sanford Taylor; two daughters, Cherie Taylor Pedersen, Mercersburg, Penn., and Lisa Taylor Cone, Potomac, Maryland; a brother, Philip Taylor, Provo; two sisters, Rose Taylor Sharp, Salt Lake City; and Deanne Taylor Harrison, Palo Alto, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 24, 1992, in the Chevy Chase LDS Ward. [Deseret News, Saturday, August 22, 1992.]

Traher, Kay

Kay Traher

Class of 1937. Kay Traher. Fauvines. Dramatics. Music.

Vance, Dorothy

Dorothy Vance

Class of 1937. Dorothy Vance. Music. Fauvines. Basketball. Notre Maison. Dorothy spent part of her high school years in Jerome H.S.

Weeter, Warren Glenn

Weeter, Warren Glenn
Orem, Utah US

Warren and Lola Weeter

Class of 1937. Warren G. Weeter. Music. International Relations Club. ~ ~ ~ ~ He appeared in the 1935 Wildcat yearbook as a member of the future Class of 1936. ~ ~ ~ ~ OBITUARY: Warren Glenn Weeter, 83, died of natural causes at the East Lake Care Center on June 14, 2001. He was born in Ashton, Idaho, January 26, 1918, to Glenn P. and Laura Jacobson Weeter. He was raised in Provo. His sister, Florence Kathleen Weeter Snyder, is a member of the BYH Class of 1944. He graduated from BY High School, and attended some classes at BYU. He married Norma Pearce September, 1939, in the Salt Lake Temple. They were later divorced. He married Jane Palmer; they were later divorced. He married Lola Yates Hatch, November 27, 1977. They resided in Mapleton. The last three years they have lived in Orem. He worked in the family business located where the Riverside Plaza now stands. He was a good carpenter, plumber and handy man. He is survived by his wife Lola; five children, Shauna Lee Weeter, SLC; Gary P. Weeter, West Valley; Ben Weeter, West Valley; Kathleen Crawford of Orem; and LoAnn Goodworth, of Warren, Arkansas; and five step-children, 22 grandchildren, and 18 step-grandchildren. He also has nine great-grandchildren, and 32 great step-grandchildren; and a sister, Florence Snyder. Warren was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Raisa Walker. He will be missed by his wife and loved ones. Funeral services were held Monday, June 18, 2001, in Provo. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Provo Daily Herald, June 16, 2001]

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