Grant Taylor Turner, 58, who loved life and lived it to the fullest, died of a heart attack December 27, 1990, in Washington D.C.
Born September 18, 1932 in Sunnyside, Utah, a son of Taylor W. and Ella Larsen Turner. He married Marilyn Young, June 25, 1955 in Silver Spring, Maryland. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. Grant graduated from Carbon High School and Brigham Young University. He served in the U.S.A.F. and worked in Military Intelligence during his service years. He has worked in accounting and financial work, and retired this past spring after serving a number of years as vice president of Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Washington D.C. He and his wife have traveled to Africa, Spain, England and the Bahamas, as well as across the U.S. and Alaska. He has been active in the LDS Church, holding a variety of positions over the years.Grant was preceded in death by their beloved 6 and a half year old son, Gerald. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; children, Grant Jr., Kensington, Maryland; Susan King, Sofia, Bulgaria; six grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters, Dean Turner, Yuma, Arizona; Clair Turner, Salt Lake City; Paul Turner, Richfield; Winifred T. Herbert, Cedar City; Ella Ruth T. Bergera, Provo.
Funeral was held Monday, December 31, 1990, Kensington, Maryland.
Grant will be missed greatly by his family and friends. He was loved for his honesty, integrity, compassion and concern for others. "SLEEP WELL, SWEET PRINCE."
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