Larry D. Coates, 51, passed away January 2, 1991, in a localhospital, following a valiant battle with cancer.

Born August 28, 1939, Sidney, Nebraska, the son of Harry A. and Lucille McKinney Coates. Married Linda Hansen, Riverton, Utah; later divorced. Married Susan Ann Tibbitts, January 14, 1983, Elko, Nevada. Retired, after 27 years, with the Salt Lake City Fire Department; he was Deputy Fire Marshall at the time. Member of the Methodist Church. Larry enjoyed animals, and prided himself in his three bulldogs; and was "tolerant" of horses, for his wife's sake. He also enjoyed his family and the out doors and spent many an hour with his best pal, daughter Hilary, relishing mother nature. His passing saddens our hearts.Survived by his wife, Susan Tibbitts, Sandy; daughter (best pal) Hilary Coates, West Valley City; parents, Harry and Lucille, Thousand Palms, Calif.; and a brother, Randy (wife Elizabeth) Coates,Pleasanton, California.

Friends may call Friday, January 4th, after 2 p.m., at Larry's home, 10212 South Weeping Willow Dr. (75 East), Sandy. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made in Larry'sname to the charity of your choice. Funeral Directors: The Holbrook Funeral Chapel.

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