Richard J Gardiner
1949 ~ 2016
Richard J Gardiner passed away on the evening of July 6, 2016 in the mountains surrounded by friends doing what he loves, hiking. He had a love for the outdoors including hiking, biking, skiing, water skiing, and golfing. Every year he would track how many vertical feet he would ski. A great day included skiing in the morning, followed by golfing or boating in the afternoon. He was passionate about his grandchildren and introducing them to the great outdoors.
He is survived by his 4 children Ryan, Malea (Ryan), Brittany and Randon , his two grandchildren Ali and Archer as well as his two brothers Don (Mary Alice) and Dee (Kim). Preceded in death by his parents William Stewart and Naoma Gardiner.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 south). Online condolences may be shared at www.jenkins-soffe.com
Published by Deseret News on Jul. 10, 2016.