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Obituary: EASTWOOD, GRANT

Published: Monday, Dec. 22 2014 4:50 a.m. MST

Grant Thornton Eastwood "Life Long Scouter"

Grant Thornton Eastwood, born January 6, 1920 to Albert Eastwood and Elva Morgan, in Paris, Idaho. His growing up years were spent in Murray, Utah. He served his country as a soldier during World War II in the 309th Signal Company Wing of the Army. Married Eva Trimmer May 8th, 1946 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. By trade he was a carpenter and was employed by Granite School District in maintenance for schools, and served as a supervisor. He was a member of the LDS Church and served as a Bishop and Stake Patriarch as well as in many other callings. He loved doing Genealogy. Grant served for many years as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America, and was honored to receive the Silver Beaver Award. Grant was a member of the Mormon Battalion and was instrumental in establishing the Mormon Battalion Trail Award Program.He is survived by his wife, Eva of 65 years; daughter, Kathleen Eastwood; one brother, Norman A. Eastwood; three sisters, Vilate Jones, Beverly Mary Bernardo, Elaine Christiansen; loved and enjoyed his nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at 3970 South 5200 West. Viewing will be held Wednesday 6-8:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and again Thursday 10-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral services.