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Jonathon Grey Campbell 1965 ~ 2008 The world lost a very special soul when our dear friend, husband, son, and brother passed away on December 20th, 2008.Jon was born August 16th, 1965 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated from Bonneville High and Utah State University. Jon founded DogMode, the premiere dog daycare facility in Utah, and published a book on dog friendly parks and hikes. Jon was on the Board of the Humane Society of Utah and was very active in the local animal rights community. Jon touched everyone he met with his kind heart, his electric smile, his deep laugh and his big strong hugs. Jon loved life and lived it to the fullest. He loved to ski, mountain bike, rock climb, practice Muay Thai, play guitar, ride his Harley, and travel to exotic places. But most of all Jon loved his family, his friends, and his dogs, Margie, Lilah, Henry, and Navarre. He is survived by his wife Susan Jayne Campbell, his son Jett Wade, his parents Albert and Doris, his siblings Julie, Scott, Carol, and Zachary, his many nephews and nieces, and an infinite number of friends who all loved him. There are no words to express how much he will be missed. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Humane Society. A celebration of Jon's life will be held in January, 2009. Please visit www.DogMode.com for details. In addition, there will be an informal gathering at DogMode on Sunday, December 28th at 6:00 PM, for customers, friends, and family.

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Published in The Salt Lake Tribune from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2008.
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December 23, 2019
Still... ❤
Julie Campbell
Sister
December 20, 2019
Foxy
Jon- sitting here alone with your Mother and my dog,Foxy. Eleven years ago our lives totally changed. You went away forever. We love you Jon!
December 25, 2018
I miss you still... that will never change❣
Julie Campbell
December 20, 2018
JonIt's been ten years since you vanished into the snow flakes. I have thought about you every day. I love you Jon. I always will
Al Campbell
December 19, 2018
Tomorrow marks the day of 10 years without you now...I feel this day coming deep down in my core every year and it still brings me to my knees. What I wouldn't give for one more back breaking hug from you. You are so missed my friend.
Jewlz
August 16, 2018
Missing you on your birthday Jonny Grey.
December 20, 2017
Wish we could turn back time...
December 20, 2017
Miss you friend!
April Walters
August 18, 2017
Miss you everyday but especially yesterday on your 52nd bday.
June 20, 2017
Almost 9 years later, I still feel llike I should be able to call you.
jenny adams
March 15, 2017
Still waiting for you to come back home...so many heavy hearts left behind. Rob Thomas joined you last week. Welcome him & know your girls love you both. Send us a sign ...
March 3, 2017
Thinking about you today and how you would have loved to meet my new great dane.... Miss you and hope paradise is treating you awesome.
April Walters
August 17, 2016
Lots of people missing you but especially me. Made you a cheesecake for your birthday! ❤
December 20, 2015
Heavy Hearts on earth today. Come back to us!!!
December 11, 2015
Jett Wade & Kate Smith Meet Again December 2014
December 11, 2015
Your light continues to burn in my heart. I miss you every single day of my life and hope you are resting in peace under Rainbow Bridge. Sending you love Jonny Grey.
November 25, 2015
I think about you all the time. If only I could talk to you for just a little while. I love you Son. I don't know what to do, without you. Your Dad
Al Csmpbell
July 29, 2015
Jon is a beautiful human being who will live on in our memories forever. I love you Jon.
July 28, 2015
Thinking about you as I found the book of dog friendly parks you created. I miss those big hugs and that bright smile. Miss you!
April Walters
December 5, 2014
Remember Jon Campbell
July 1, 2014
We miss you Jonny Grey! Your friends can now see some of your beautiful photos and comment on their memories of you on Facebook. I hope you approve of the pictures! xoxo
June 25, 2014
Jonny @ the Mode 2005
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Jon & his loving brother Zach 2006
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Jonny Grey & His Loving Dad Coy 2006
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Jonny Grey & His Dear Momma 2006
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Beautiful Family Summer 2008
June 25, 2014
Jonny Grey on his 40th Birthday! So happy you were born!!!
June 25, 2014
The Big Building Move 2006
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The Big Building Move 2006
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Jon, Julie & Sean 2003 Best of State Event 2003
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Jon, Julie & LJ 2007 Best of State Event
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Jon & Baby Kate
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Jon the Babysitter 2006
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Jon & his God Daugher Baby Kate 2003
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Jon & Sweet Baby E 2007
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Jon with his girls...2005
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Jon & His Girls 2003
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Jon & Mike 2006
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Jon & George 2006
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Jon & George 2006
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Touring with John Walsh 2003
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Scottland Solo Bike Tour 2007
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Mexico 2004
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Czech Republic 2005
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China 2007
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Hong Kong 2007
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Africa 2005
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Jon & Sakasem The Punisher
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Jon at Fairtex Gym in Bangkok 2002
June 25, 2014
Jon & Margie
December 20, 2013
I love you Son-- and I miss you terribly.
December 12, 2013
Together Forever under Rainbow Bridge
August 19, 2013
Your family misses you Jon! I can easily roll back time and see the moment that I first saw my little brother. I heard the car pull up the drive way. I ran downstairs to meet you. Mom got out of the car, holding her new baby. As she walked into the poolroom, she bent down to give me a glimpse of her beautiful new baby boy. "All it took was just one look." I would be forever in love with you. Forty-eight years later, my love for you has never dimmed. Your family misses you.
Carol Stagge
August 16, 2013
Wishing you were here for your 48th birthday! You are sorely missed every single day. I hope you are at peace.
December 20, 2012
Moment of silence for Jon Campbell... I hope your spirit is FREE & that you are under Rainbow Bridge with the girls! You are so missed on this planet. Life will never be the same without you.
December 20, 2012
Jon, I love you. Four years ago tonight my life, your family's life, was changed forever. As the years have gone by my love and respect for you continues to glow bright, and somehow deepens. We still cry and yearn to be near you but we also laugh and feel happy sharing memories. I'm thankful for Christmas and the hope it brings, believing we will meet-up again. We had dinner with your best friend and 3rd brother Jeff a few weeks ago. We all shared sorrow, laughter and most of all love, for the unique and magnificent soul that you are. You spent so much time with Jeff that it made all of us feel close to you. Your family loves you. Keep the candle "up there" burning bright until we meet again. Love your sister C
Carol Stagge
December 16, 2012
I love you my brother...always have, always will.
~Your big sis~
December 16, 2012
I love you Sonny.I will never,ever, forget you.
Dad
December 14, 2012
Jon,
Here we are that time again. Iam still going to your wonderful DogMode and still miss seeing your smiling face there to great us everyday. You are still missed.
Christie
June 27, 2012
Long time since I had a chance to chat about you with someone. Wow Brother, how feelings come rushing back. Good and rough jammin' some tunes we use to rock together, miss you man! Much Love!
L J Andrus
January 26, 2012
Wow, Jon, I can't believe it's been three years. Miss you. Love, Twinkle
Twinkle Chisholm
January 25, 2012
Attended the funeral of a dear friend today - every funeral makes me think of the wonderful people that have passed in and out of my life. You are one of those who left a great big hole that will never be filled with anything but fond memories. You are still missed by all who knew you.
Ancherie
January 23, 2012
I love to open my mail and find new messages for you Jon! It has been an excruciating 3 years, missing you. Our family is not complete with you away. So many songs still make me weepy. My hope and faith burns strong, believing this hurt will go away when we are united again. I want you to know that we do find joy reliving all the memories of you. I love you. Your family loves you. Carol Campbell Stagge
Carol Stagge
January 21, 2012
Jon my heart still aches with sadness and an emptiness. You were as dear to me as my own sons George and Wayne. I hope all our hearts will mend with time, but our memories will live forever. Love you Jon.
Your second mom,
Roberta DeLeo
January 20, 2012
Jon,
I can't believe it's been 3 years. We still take our Sophie to your wonderful DogMode, and still miss seeing your wonderful smiling face. You are still missed.
Christie
January 20, 2012
Its hard to believe that our beloved friend has been gone for three years. To his mom and dad. He was an incredible individual who touched our lives and hearts. Always a big smile and a joke from Jon. We still have no idea what happened! I can still remember when our first son was born 26 years ago. Jon was working for my husband with george and wayne. He came to the house and scooped up our son and the grin on his face was huge !! I am sorry for your loss. We miss him too
Caroline Geishecker
January 19, 2012
JON. JON MY BOY. I LOVE YOU. IT HAS BEEN THREE YEARS SINCE WE HAVE BEEN TOGETHER. I MISS YOU TERRIBLY/ SOON I WILL MEET YOU AGAIN. LOVE FOREVER KISSES AND HU8GS MOM
September 14, 2011
Jon, you are in my memories and thoughts every day...music.. laughing...drinking wine...crying... lunch at the Pub... your big feet, your amazing spandex biking shorts...Margie and Lila... DogMode...Best of State... a date to a play that we never actually did, patio bbq with mom dad and siblings...the big dipper, Momma Mia, snowflakes...flowers on Oct 2...August 16th and August 20....none define you...but are all a part of you! I love you forever and a day!
I love you-
Julie
September 13, 2011
MY JONNY GREY

He went away
Vanishing into snowflakes
The pain, the loss, the hurt
Will it ever stop?
Maybe not
Objects he touched, looked at and utilized
Have taken on an aura of reverence
The need to preserve and protect
Every crumb that ever fed him
Seems to be consuming
Life is cruel
No one escapes
The diverge of death
But when it comes too soon-
It brings a sorrow that cannot be quenched
What can I do?
How can I calm my fractured self?
How do I learn to live with the despair and emptiness?
That covers me over
I love you Jonny
I always will

Dad
Carol Stagge
July 19, 2011
Jon---I think about you every hour of every day. I love you.
Your Dad
May 16, 2011
Jon...I will never forget you. Jules
March 25, 2011
I am happy thinking of you right now.
Love you and miss you. See you soon...
Tauni Laine
March 24, 2011
Jon----I will never, ever, forget you.
January 23, 2011
The agony goes on and on...
Carol Stagge
January 22, 2011
I can't believe it has been so long. Still missing you and thinking of you. Love to all of the Dog Mode Family. Twinkle & Snooks
Twinkle Chisholm
January 21, 2011
Still missing you, thinking of you and holding you in my heart. Love to you and your family, Jon. Big hugs.
Temma Martin
December 23, 2010
It's been two years this month, and you are still so very missed.
October 9, 2010
Jon and Tauni
Just days after our Birthday...
Peace and Love, Tauni
Tauni Sandberg
July 23, 2010
I want to express my heartfelt condolences to Susan and the rest of Jon's family on behalf of myself and 2 other of Jon's Enterprise friends from Salt Lake - Carolyn Wilson and Valerie Jahr. Only yesterday we learned of the sad news of Jon's passing. Although none of us have seen Jon since moving away from SLC in the mid-1990's, we all remember him fondly. His smile, magnetic personality, zest for life and sense of humor is what we loved most about Jon. He made working at Enterprise bearable and even fun. He will be greatly missed but the lives he touched will carry on his memory and great work.
Deborah Desrochers-Jacques
July 15, 2010
JON...
Two of your solar lights hang outside of my house (one is mine, the other is Julie's), one hangs outside of Zack's, and one hangs outside of Scott's. Every night I look at the light it gives off and remember you. I love you forever and a day. Do you know?
Carol Stagge
February 2, 2010
I am so sorry to hear of Jon's passing, I just found out today. He was one of the sweetest people I have ever met. We enjoyed seeing him come into our place of business... What a beautiful soul.. I'm so sorry for you loss..
Dena Samson
January 18, 2010
Jon...my heart aches for you. Every night before I close my eyes, my thoughts turn to you. If I could only tell you one more time how much I love you. There are so many things I want to ask you. But then, I pause, knowing that when we meet again, the only thing that will matter is knowing that you are my brother and I am your sister, and that our love has never died. My love for you continues to grow, impossible as it may seem. Your sister, Carol "C"
Carol Stagge
January 14, 2010
Jon,
It's been a year now and you're still so very missed!
November 15, 2009
shopping cart advevture with good friends!
November 9, 2009
Wishing we could have just one more beverage witih ya! Missing you badly tonight.
Julie yunk
June 29, 2009
I met Jon in 1994 when we were both working for Enterprise Rent-a-Car. From the minute we met we hit it off! I can name on one hand the people I've clicked with like Jon. We never had a dull moment together. I can still hear his robust laugh in my head as he always laughed at my jokes. I kept in touch with Jon throughout the years, but not nearly as much as I wanted to. I'm sorry I never got to tell him how much he meant to me and what high regard I always held him. The world definitely became less pleasant the day Jon left us. I'll always miss you Jon! I love you and miss you. My friend, my brother....Until we meet again!
Robert Falcon
March 24, 2009
We are deeply saddened and terribly shocked to hear this tragic news today. We met Jon in Thailand in a beautiful, chilled out bar on a tiny, quiet beach in Koh Lanta. Although we only knew him for a few days, we both felt very close to him and liked him a lot the minute we met him. He had huge warmth, a beautiful smile and mischievous twinkly eyes. We had a couple of crazy nights out with him (at which he was the life and soul!) and we talked him into coming diving with us again one day at Koh Ha, which he absolutely loved.

He told us some wonderful stories and he was a very open and caring man; we laughed and cried a lot with him and we shared some very special evenings together. It is clear that he was a wonderful person who touched the lives of those he met very deeply. We are terribly sorry for all the family and friends he had in US and our thoughts go out to all of you. We are sure he will be resting in peace.
Charlie & Rich Fryer
March 16, 2009
I just found out today that Jon passed away. I still can't believe such a bright and shining person is no longer here.
I met Jon many years ago when I would take my dogs Jersey and Gavin to, then, Urban Dog. I instantly felt that my babies were being left in capable hands.
The puppies could no longer stay there after Gavin had knee surgery and became uncomfortable with the big dogs, but Jon still offered advice, friendship and a shared interest in animals and their welfare.
It always amazed me that he would remember me and my dogs many years later when our paths would cross. We would always laugh about "jersey cow lips."
I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful person. He will be missed by many, human and animal alike.
Kathy Roberts
February 26, 2009
Susie - thinking of you everyday. I have had a card on my desk to send you and still cant write the words to describe how sad I am. Please know you are loved. Caroline Geishecker
Caroline Geishecker
February 26, 2009
Jon, I'm sorry I didn't stay. I'm sorry I didn't make the time that day. I left so quickly to get to work and you had so much more to tell me. I saw it in your eyes. You gave me your famous hug and said goodbye. We made plans and promises we never kept that day.
You always made time for me. You dropped everything for me. I'm sorry I let you down when the tables were turned.
Your smile, your hugs (of course your hugs), our jokes, our laughs, our pranks (yep the flowers you thought were from a stalker), gravy all down my shirt, the mutant spider on the toilet seat, every corner of dogmode, my house that you helped us buy (the gimproom most of all) has a memory, your shoulder I cried on so many times, strut your mutt, millcreek canyon... Thank you for your comfort, advise and most of all your presence. You touched my life in so many ways. You taught me to be a kind, patient, compassionate, open, and overall a better person. I meant every word I said that day we talked. Thank you for the lessons. I promise, promise, promise I will not take advantage or forget. I will take you with me as I walk through life.
Between heaven and earth.
Thank you, I love you, goodbye my dear friend and brother.
Kim Gardner
February 25, 2009
When I come to the end of the road,
And the sun has set for me,
I want no rites in a gloom-filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss me a little-- but not too long,
And not with your head bowed low.
Remember the love that we once shared;
Miss me-- but let me go.

For this is a journey we all must take,
And each must go alone.
It's all part of the Master's plan--
A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick of heart,
Go to the friends we know,
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds.
Miss me-- but let me go.

We're all still missing you.
February 5, 2009
I just learned today of the passing of my precious college friend Jon. Jon had this most incredible aura which put you in a good mood just by being in his presence. He had an infectious laugh and the most gorgeous smile. Jon was always the life of the party, pure fun to be around. I will always remember him as an incredibly sweet, beautiful, larger than life person who I am blessed to have known.
Diane Rubino Benvenuto
January 25, 2009
Jon,
It's been years since I've seen you and Susan... I treasure the time I worked for Dogmode (Urban Dog still at the time). Sometimes, when I think I've had enough of working with people I contemplate coming to you for a rehire! :) I remember your smile, your kindness, your compassion, your dreams, your vision, your optimism. You have an enormous family of people and pets who will continue living in this world with your energy in and around them. Peace to you.

Susan,
I think of you so often. I'm sure you're surrounded with love and I hope you find the light in every day - it will grow with time. All my best.
-Rai
Rai Farrelly
January 22, 2009
My heart goes out to you Susan, I am at loss for words. I am honored to be among the privileged many to know and care for Jon.
Emily Loyborg-Weigel
January 21, 2009
I miss you man!
Mike Hannigan
January 14, 2009
Jon, his work, and his community of customers and colleagues really created something special and worthy of pride.
David Gravelle
January 13, 2009
Juanito,
So did you like your party? It was fantastic, the best I’ve ever been to. Your friends and famliy saying all those beautiful things about you, man you are so loved. The letter you wrote to LJ and the Dog Mode staff was amazing, it was like I could hear you speaking those words. Everywhere you went and everything you did was an adventure, your whole life was an adventure. Julie’s run down of “Jon-isms” was right on, and WOW did you hear Kate sing? Did you know she pick out that song herself? And your idea of the bag pipe playing “Amazing Grace” was perfect, it brought the house down. And how is it possible to honor Jon Campbell without a shot of tequila- another great call my friend. Yeah we were all crying, and we miss you so much, but I hope you heard us laughing too, because let’s face it – everyone who ever met you has a Jon Campbell story. I was so struck by how everyone in the room was your best friend. I know a lot of people are your BFF, but I hope that there is room on that list for me. I don’t believe in closure but I do believe in healing. I don’t know how I’m going to heal but I’m working on it. Jon you are my hero, my brother and the best friend I’ve ever had. I am honored to have been a small part of your life. I am so very sorry if I let you down, because I never questioned for a second that you were always there for me. And don’t worry; Lilia and Margi are OK, the staff at Dog Mode are totally on top of it, and the friends and family are all coming together to help Sue. Dude, I am just so very thankful that you have been part of my life. I love you man. Bark On…… Jeffe
Jeffrey Smith
January 13, 2009
Brothers
Juanito,
So did you like your party? It was fantastic, the best one I’ve ever been to. The people saying all those beautiful things about you, man you are so loved. The letter you wrote to LJ and the Dog Mode staff was amazing, it was like I could hear you speaking those words. Everywhere you went and everything you did was an adventure, your whole life was an adventure. Julie’s run down of “Jon-isms” was right on, and WOW did you hear Kate sing? Did you know she pick out that song herself? And your idea of the bag pipe playing “Amazing Grace” was perfect, it brought the house down. And how is it possible to honor Jon Campbell without a shot of tequila- another great call my friend. Yeah we were all crying, and we miss you so much, but I hope you heard us laughing too, because let’s face it – everyone who ever met you has a Jon Campbell story. I was so struck by how everyone in the room was your best friend. I know a lot of people are your BFF, but I hope that there is room on that list for me. I don’t believe in closure but I do believe in healing. I don’t know how I’m going to heal but I’m working on it. Jon you are my hero, my brother and the best friend I’ve ever had. I am honored to have been a small part of your life. I am so very sorry if I let you down, because I never questioned for a second that you were always there for me. And don’t worry; Lilia and Margi are OK, the staff at Dog Mode are totally on top of it, and the friends and family are all coming together to help Sue. I am just so very thankful that you have been part of my life. I love you man. Bark On……
Jeffe
Jeffrey Smith
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