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Russell Vernon Young

Obituary Condolences

Russell Vernon Young Obituary
Russell Vernon Young MD
1951-2012
Murray, UT-Russell Vernon Young MD passed away peacefully July 6, 2012 surrounded by his family in Murray, Utah. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 30, 1951 to Vernon C. Young and Elva M. Davis. He was the second of six children.
Russ graduated from Olympus High School and the University of Utah. He served an LDS Mission in France. Russ married his sweetheart Jalene Hall on May 16, 1978 in the Salt Lake Temple, and they were blessed with five children. After completing medical school at the University of Utah, he fulfilled a residency in Michigan. He practiced as a plastic surgeon for 29 years.
His many hobbies included collecting coins, cars, and pinballs, painting, swimming, hunting, fishing, traveling and sports, especially U of U athletics. His passion in life was his family and his beloved pets.
Russ is survived by his wife Jalene, his children Jason, Christie Jo, Jodi, Jamie and Jessica (Andrew), his four brothers and one sister. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Viewing will be held Friday July 13 from 6-8 at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary at 1007 West South Jordan Parkway, and again Saturday July 14 from 10:30-11:30 at the Little Cottonwood 6th ward at 6410 South 725 East Murray, Utah. Funeral services will follow on Saturday at noon.
The family would like to thank the IMC RICU staff for their tender care. In lieu of flowers, please donate to No More Homeless Pets or The Utah Food Bank in honor of Russ.
Online condolences: www.jenkins-soffe.com

Published in Salt Lake Tribune from July 11 to July 12, 2012
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