Dorothy G. Brim 1923 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Dorothy Gregerson Brim, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away May 5, 2011, in Sandy, Utah. Born April 12, 1923, in St. George, Utah, Dorothy maintained a special closeness with her parents, Arthur and Maude Gregerson, along with her six siblings. Dorothy thoroughly enjoyed her years at Dixie College, hiking the Red and Black Hills with dear friends, Verl, Georgina, and Maxine. Moving to Salt Lake City, Dorothy was introduced by family members to John Alonzo Brim whom she married on June 7, 1946. After the birth of her four children, she studied at Trade Tech in downtown Salt Lake, mastering various accounting machines. While working at Salt Lake Transportation, she was employed by the General Relief Society Board of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to work as a bookkeeper, and later accountant. She served for 20 years under Presidents Belle Spafford, Barbara B. Smith, and Barbara Winder. She collected all the funds for the "Monument to Women" Memorial Garden in Nauvoo, Illinois, and recorded many of the written sentiments that flowed in from Relief Society sisters worldwide. Dorothy deeply admired her fellow employees at the Relief Society headquarters, appreciating their work ethic. She saw firsthand the great good that was rendered by this historic women's organization. After her retirement, Dorothy served as a missionary at Deseret Industries, helping disabled individuals learn valuable employment skills and find employment. Dorothy did genealogical name extraction for the LDS church. Dorothy took great pride in the accomplishments of her family. She loved to sing and was a renowned cook. Dorothy was sealed to her family in the Chicago and St. George Temples, having taken out her endowment in the Hawaiian Temple. She is survived by her son, Scott (Melody); son, Greg (Jill); daughter, Jane Christine "Becky" (Gordon) Broadhead; daughter, Merry (Geraldine); brother, S. Arthur (Montess) Gregerson; sister, VerDawn Hickman; brother-in-law, William Brim; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the staff of Our House and Access Hospice for their kindness and care. Family and friends may visit on Sunday, May 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Murray Memorial Mortuary (5850 South 900 East). Funeral services will be Monday, May 9, at 12 p.m. at Midvalley Stake Center (1106 East 8055 South). There will be a viewing prior to services from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Larkin Sunset Lawn (2350 East 1300 South).