Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Keith Bench Denison, 63, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 1990, after a valiant struggle with liver disease.
Born December 12, 1926 to Lorenzo Hyrum and Ruth T. Bench Denison, in Saltair, Utah. Married Margaret R. (Peggy) Smith, February 27, 1954. Member of the Utah Society of Public Accountants. Owned and operated his own CPA firm. Accomplished musician; was leader of the USO Dance band in Germany during World War II. Played alto sax and clarinet with Max Engman's Band at the Terrace for many years and numerous other bands throughout his lifetime. Longtime member of musicians' union, local 104. Loved golfing, bowling, gardening and nature. Avid traveler with a fondness for Hawaii. He was loved and admired by all whose lives he touched. Devoted to his wife, family and friends.Survived by his wife, Peggy; son, Gordon K. Denison, and wife, Sandy, St. George, Utah; daughter, Kathryn D. Olsen and husband, David, Sandy, Utah; six grandchildren; father, Salt Lake City; a very special brother-in-law, W. Michael Smith, Murray, with whom he worked side by side the last several years; sisters, Mrs. Elaine Mori, Mrs. Marvin (Lois) Kimball, both of Salt Lake; Mrs. Thomas (Carol) Long, Magna; and a brother, Richard I., Salt Lake; also by many friends and relatives. Preceded in death by his mother and grandson, Jeffrey.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 20, 1990, at 1 p.m., at Little Cottonwood 16th Ward, 6350 South Rodeo Lane (1545 East). Friends may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Friday, 7-9 p.m., and at the Ward Saturday, from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Utah.
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