Lynn Wilson
1946 - 2017
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April 5, 1946 ~ June 24, 2017
Carolyn (Lynn) was born in Larchmont, NY to Roy M. Flowers and Esther Fischle Flowers. She passed away at age 71. She was the beloved wife and best friend of Dana E. Wilson, M.D. Lynn graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1968; M.Ed., College of Notre Dame; M.L.S. from Brigham Young University. Lynn had 3 sequential careers: research chemist, Montessori teacher, and medical librarian. She was Director of the Medical Library at Primary Children's Medical Center, 1984-2008. Lynn loved every living creature and all growing things. She was an ardent Democrat, feminist and supporter of President Barack Obama. She is survived by 3 brothers: William E. "Woody" (Mary Kay), Kenneth, and Donald (Maria); by a niece (Jennifer) and nephews (Michael and Matthew). Three stepchildren: Catherine Prior (Chris), Dana Wilson Jr. (Jaimi Haig), and Stephen Wilson (Gretchen) and four grandchildren: Anna and Kenneth Prior, and Stella and Margo Wilson. Predeceased by her parents, a brother Richard, and sister-in-law, Glory Jones Flowers. Lynn regretted that there wasn't time for her to say goodbye to each and every one of her dear friends. We are deeply grateful to Mimi Wilson for her devotion to our family and her forgiving and generous spirit. We also thank our physicians, Anne Pendo and Nitin Chandramouli, and the staff at Utah Cancer Specialists and Intermountain Medical Center. A celebration of Lynn's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary or to a charity of your choice.

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Published in The Salt Lake Tribune from Jun. 28 to Jul. 2, 2017.
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June 22, 2020
Although I only knew Lynn for a short time, she really made a positive impression on me. My husband Jeff and I really enjoyed her company and her love of politics, social justice, and animals. She was so generous to take care of our dog Skippy when we had to leave town,and we are forever grateful to her and Dana for the kindness they showed our little guy. She wouldn't accept money so we paid it forward to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. We continue to support the best friends animal organization to this day as a way to honor her. Lynn and Dana were a great couple, generous is spirit and kind. I hope anyone who reads this will continue to support the causes that were dear to Lynn as a way to honor her. Thank you.
Annette Bettridge and Jeff Emmerichs
Annette Bettridge
Neighbor
July 7, 2017
We will miss Lynn so much. During the short time we knew her, she was so kind and generous. She took excellent care of our dog Skippy and refused anything in return. Best Friends Animal Sanctuary will receive a donation in Lynn's name. If you need anything Dana, please remember we just live around the corner and we are happy to help and visit.
Annette and Jeff Emmerichs and Skippy :)
July 2, 2017
Lynn brought joy and light into my life every time I saw her. I will miss her smile and kindness. My condolences to her family.
Liz Workman
July 2, 2017
I worked with Lynn for many years at Primary Chidrens Hospital. She was always happy, kind and caring. God speed.
July 2, 2017
Lynn I miss you~we shared many good times from walking our dogs, playing Solitaire Frenzy, attending French parties and great conversation. Our good times are my solace. I promise to be there for your dear Dana as he faces each day without you, his best friend.
I'm grateful for the time you gave me; you will always be in my heart.
JoAnn Oliver
July 1, 2017
So sorry for your loss.
Dale Evans
June 30, 2017
I so admired Lynn and her ability to cultivate a positive approach to life with her feet firmly planted in reality. I will miss her.
June 29, 2017
Oh Dana, I am sorry to hear of Lynn's passing.I worked with her at Primary Children's Medical Center--she was brilliant and helped me when I was working on writing a chapter for a text book. What an incredible person she is to all--she will be missed and leave a void in many hearts, but Daisy will be glad to be re-united with her. Lynn, till we meet again, Love you.
Laura Newren-Reaveley
June 29, 2017
Lynn was truly a beautiful individual not only on the outside, but the inside as well. She was always kind, thoughtful and met everyone with an outstretched welcoming hand. Our thoughts are with Dana and all
who mourn for this fine lady.
LaRee Jones
Acquaintance
June 29, 2017
This is, indeed, a sad time for you, Dana. My sincere condolences.
Barbara Franz
June 28, 2017
Lynn was phenomenal at her job at Primary Children's hospital and such a lovely person to be around. Rest in peace Lynn.
Karla Pamer
June 27, 2017
Lynn was one of the most positive people I knew. She really changed my life professionally and personally. She was a person that made the world a better place and I will miss knowing she is alive in the world.
Emily Eresuma
Friend
June 27, 2017
I will miss Lynn's positive energy, her quick intellect, and her kindness. She was a wonderful human being, and it was a real privilege to have been her friend.
Mark Swain
June 27, 2017
Lynn will be missed by all who knew and loved her thoughtful kindness and generous nature. Sending healing energy and comforting hugs to her family and friends.
Paulette Welch
June 27, 2017
Julie Dere
June 26, 2017
Julie Dere
June 26, 2017
Oh Lynn, we will miss your quiet smile and your thoughtful contributions at Book Club.
In sympathy to your family, Bonnie Cavill
Bonnie Cavill
June 26, 2017
I met Lynn through Osher. She was so friendly, welcoming and a fellow Democrat! What a marvelous and special woman. I was lucky enough to sit next to her at the ACLU breakfast. My sympathy to you all.

Carolyn Wiggins
Carolyn Wiggins
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