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Pauline Law

Pauline Law 08/03/35 ~ 05/28/06 Pauline Law passed away quietly Sunday May 28, 2006 in St. George, Utah. Pauline was born August 3, 1935 in Mapleton, Utah to Elsa Pauline Reichert Law and Ray Elroy Law. At the age of three her family moved to Ogden, Utah and then on to Oakland, California, where she graduated from Oakland High School. She attended Los Angeles City College, UCLA, San Francisco State College, and was a member of the Mu-Phi-Epsilon Sorority at the University Of Utah and was consistently on the Dean's Honor Roll at each University she attended. Pauline comes from a background of rich musical heritage. She started singing at a very early age. She pursued a music career studying at the San Francisco Conservatory, and concluded with the renowned Maestro Mr. Clausento Hugo Strelitzer of Los Angeles, and was a soloist with the Hollywood Symphony. Pauline had a beautiful Mezzo-Contralto voice and performed in many operas throughout Southern and Northern California. She is the proud possessor of a long list of awards among them the first place winner of the National Society of Arts and Letters, the National Federation of Music clubs, the Victor Fuchs memorial award winner and many others. Pauline Law is an internationally known concert and TV - radio performer, who was one of the soloists chosen to dedicate the Los Angeles Music Center with Vivaldi's Gloria and Handel's Messiah. Pauline was a member of the LDS church and had a strong testimony of the gospel, and love for the Savior. Along with numerous other callings, she served as a Stake missionary and an ordinance worker in the Los Angeles temple. She was a long time member of the Wilshire Ward in Los Angeles, California, moving to St. George, Utah in 2003. She was a gracious lady, a good hostess, hard working and kind to all. She was always cheerful and friendly with a special love for animals. She had a soft heart and would have rescued every homeless animal if she could have. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Charles Reichert Law, Ray Reichert Law, and Fred Reichert Law; and by her sister, Erma R. Waterman. Her surviving siblings are Rose Law Silvers of Los Angeles, California, Lucile Elizabeth Smith of St. George, Utah, and Karol Reichert Law, of Apache Junction, Arizona. Although she never had children of her own, she was a very special aunt and will be sorely missed by her many nieces and nephews too numerous to mention. Funeral services will be held at Heideman Mortuary located at 170 South Mall Drive, St. George, Utah, Wednesday May 31, 2006, 10:00 a.m. A viewing will be held from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. prior to the services at Heideman Mortuary. She will be interred in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Thursday, June 1, 2006, at 3:00 p.m.

Published in Salt Lake Tribune on May 30, 2006
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