Donald Ward Robinson
1935 - 2021
Salt Lake City, UT—Donald Ward Robinson passed from this life September 18, 2021.
Born in Stanton, Nebraska, February 8, 1935, Don graduated from Stanton High and landed a job as cub reporter at the Stanton Register. From there, he attended the University of Nebraska, studied journalism, and was hired by the Fremont Tribune.
Don served in the US Army (1956-1958), stationed as a radio operator in Fulda, Germany, in Headquarters Battalion of the 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment.
He was Editor-in-Chief at the Green Sheet/Murray Eagle newspaper in Murray, Utah, 1965-1984, and subsequently copy editor at the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News.
Don is survived by his wife, Betty Robinson; daughters Jane Cisneros, Kelli Brown, Sara Vigneux; sister Lois Taylor; grandchildren Angela Byrnes, Heidi Lafaver, Caitlyn Leav, Frank Brown, Lacey Cardenas, Robert Donald Brown; great-grandchildren Ashley and Abelina Byrnes; Molly, Melody, Thomas, and Tucker Brown.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Nell, and brother Daryl.
Published by The Salt Lake Tribune from Sep. 23 to Sep. 27, 2021.