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Patrick Lennox Tierney


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Patrick Lennox Tierney Obituary
Patrick Lennox Tierney, "Lennox," passed away peacefully on June 12, 2015, at home in Salt Lake City after a short illness. He was born on January 28, 1914 in Weston, West Virginia and was the son of Stephen T. Tierney and Bertha Thompson Tierney. He moved with the family to Pasadena, California in 1918. In his younger years he taught art history at Pasadena City College and UCLA.
In 1971 he moved to Salt Lake City where he taught art history at the University of Utah until 1985 when he retired as Professor Emeritus. Although living in Utah, he found great satisfaction as the Art Director for the Japanese Friendship Garden at Balboa Park in San Diego, California and commuted there frequently. After his retirement from the University of Utah he continued to teach classes for the OSHER Life Long Learning program at the University of Utah. His great love was to teach and lead tours focusing on art history throughout Asia and his beloved Japan until 2010.
He is survived by his son, Stephen Tierney; and many loving family members and friends. A private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make an Ikebana arrangement for your home or make a donation to a . Online guestbook and extended obituary available at: www.HolbrookMortuary.com
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on June 14, 2015
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