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Stuart Quayle Cannon


1933 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
March 20, 1933 ~ Feb. 21, 2014
Stuart Quayle Cannon, loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather returned home to his Heavenly Father on February 21, 2014 at the age of 80, surrounded by loved ones. He was born to loving parents Winfield Quayle Cannon and Wanda Parkinson Cannon on March 20, 1933. He was the oldest of four children. He grew up in Los Angeles, California. He attended Los Angeles High School where he met his sweetheart Sue Anne Crittenden. They both attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and then married in the Salt Lake Temple on September 2, 1952. He later graduated from UCLA with an Engineering Degree. Together they raised four children while living in Los Angeles, Fullerton, Placentia, and Walnut Creek, California.
He started his career at Pacific Telephone where he worked for 30 years in various management positions. After retiring from PacTel in 1986, he worked 11 additional years at EBMUD in Oakland, California. He retired in 1998. He and Sue moved to Alpine, Utah in 1999. He served valiantly in various callings as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed basketball, skiing, and golf. He was an accomplished woodworker and enjoyed making furniture and other items for many family members. He and Sue enjoyed traveling with their fifth wheel trailer for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his daughter, Sally Cannon Williams. He is survived by his loving wife, Sue Anne Crittenden Cannon, and his children, Scott Quayle Cannon, Shauna Cannon Merrill (Nate), and Steven Hunter Cannon (Kamille). He also leaves behind siblings Suzanne Cannon Young (Jerry), Michael Parkinson Cannon, and Kathleen Cannon Brooks (the late Bill Brooks), as well as his beloved dog, Max. He and Sue have thirteen grandchildren and their spouses, as well as six great-grandchildren. The family would like to express deep appreciation to the Lone Peak Ward, neighbors and friends, for their love and service over the last several years. Stuart and Sue truly had many friends and felt your love and support.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday March 1, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Matterhorn LDS Chapel, 285 North Matterhorn Drive, Alpine, UT. Family and friends may attend a viewing Friday evening from 6-8 pm at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove and at the church on Saturday from 9:30-10:45 am. Interment will be in the American Fork City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to olpinmortuary.com.
Published in Deseret News on Feb. 26, 2014
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