Obituary: LAW, NANCY

Published: Monday, July 28 2014 9:28 a.m. MDT

Nancy Lee Livingston Law 1946 ~ 2011

Nancy Lee Livingston Law, 64, wife, mother, grandmother, and music educator passed away in Logan, Utah, April 7, 2011, after a valiant struggle with brain cancer. She died peacefully, surrounded by family in her Logan home. Nancy had four children with Craig Jay Law, a photography professor at Utah State University. Friends and family remember and celebrate her vitality, unflagging optimism, and boundless capacity for understanding and compassion. Nancy was born on October 14, 1946, in Holladay, Utah, to Wendell Andersen Livingston and Viola Pearl Neilson Livingston. She graduated from Olympus High School in 1964 as a valedictorian. In 1968, she earned a B.A. from the University of Utah. In college, she participated in the orchestra and the LDS Institute where she served as Interchapter President of Lambda Delta Sigma. After Nancy's missionary service in the LDS New England Mission, she married Craig Law in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on August 10, 1973. In 1977, the family moved to Logan where Nancy served the arts community and the Logan City School District Orchestra program. She also actively uplifted and influenced many through her years of service in the LDS Young Women and Relief Society organizations. Nancy is survived by her husband Craig, her four children and their spouses: Matthew and Sarah Law of Holladay, Utah; Seth and Kellie Law of Bountiful, Utah; Aaron Law and Ann Wilde of Ithaca, New York; and Sara and Kevin Gunnell of Mt. Pleasant, Utah. She is also survived by siblings Wendell Dick Livingston (Donna) of Holladay, Utah, Karen Lenore Cannon (Calvin) of Holladay, Utah, and Larry Don Livingston of Salt Lake City, Utah. Another brother died as an infant in 1936. Nancy is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Toby, Norah, Mallory and Patrick Law, and James Gunnell. She is preceded in death by her mother, father, and aunt Goldie. A funeral to celebrate Nancy's life will be held on Wednesday, April 13th, at 12:00p.m. at the 4th Ward Chapel (corner of 100 E and 300 N) in Logan, Utah. Viewings will be held on Tues, April 12th, from 6-8p.m. at Nelson Funeral Home (162 E 400 N, Logan, Utah) and on the day of the funeral from 10:30-11:30a.m. at the 4th Ward building. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations for an orchestra education fund to be established in Nancy's honor. Gifts can be made to the Nancy L. Law Donation Account at Zions Bank.