94, passed away at home, Aug. 1, 2013
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Elon was born in Richmond, Utah, on June 22, 1919, to Ute Elon and Millie Redford Griffin. He was a member of the LDS Church and served in many callings. He lettered in basketball and football at Logan High, and was President of the boys Athletic Club. He attended USU before going to Los Angeles. There he met and was sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on March 14, 1942, to his wife, Hester McMurray. Elon served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He has seven children, 15 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman, loved music and sports. Elon was predeceased by his Parents, seven siblings and one son, Dennis McMurray Griffin.
He is survived by his wife, Hester, three sons and three daughters. Elon (Lon) McMurray Griffin, Susan, Bradley Spencer Griffin, Lance Spencer Griffin, Hilary Spencer Griffin, Cynthia McMurray Kenney and Kathryn McMurray Kenny. Elon's request: no viewing and no funeral. He will be buried with his wife in the Millville Cemetery at the time of her death. Condolences may be extended to the family online by visiting www.serenicarefuneralhome.com.
Published in Logan Herald Journal on Aug. 18, 2013