Deborah Ann Johnson "Deb" DRAPER--Our wonderful wife, mother, daughter, and sister, Deborah Ann Johnson, left us on Monday, March 7, 2005, for her journey to Heaven. "Deb" was born Nov. 13, 1955 to Ed and Joyce Cimini Walden in Washington State. She graduated from Hillcrest High School, Class of "74. She was a Sterling Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, and graduated from Southern Utah University. "Deb" was employed with WHW Engineering for the past 25 years. Debbie enjoyed the outdoors, especially a warm and sunny place. She had a wonderful life doing all of the things that she loved, including reading and being with her family. Debbie's family includes Dave, her loving and devoted husband of 27 years; her daughter and best friend, Bethany; her parents; sister, Mary Walden; brothers, Steve (Thayla), Tim (Roseli) and their families; also Dave's parents, George and Joyce Westbrook and Dave's brothers and sisters, Kathleen (Dennis) Barker, Gloria (Mike) Schneider, George Jr. (Vickie) Westbrook, Karen (Ed) Newman, Mike (Holly) Westbrook, Susie (Danny) Reisendorfer, DeAnn (Robert) Barron; and many other family members and friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thurs., March 10, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 300 E. 11800 S., Draper, Utah. A reception at the church will follow. The family would like to thank the nurses, staff, and doctors of the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Huntsman Institute in Deborah's name in care of Huntsman Institute 2000 Circle of Hope, SLC, UT 84132.
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Published in The Salt Lake Tribune from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2005.