Dr. Ferron Clark Losee, 80, former President of Dixie College, died Thursday, March 28, 1991.
He was born June 30, 1910 at Panguitch, Utah to Warren E. and Mary Hatch Losee. He married Faye Greer April 7, 1936 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple; she preceded him in death January 8, 1989. He married Mary S. Thomas August 11, 1989 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died December 3, 1990. He married Mildred H. Ashworth March 2, 1991 in the St. George LDS Temple.He had lived in Roosevelt, Utah prior to World War II, then he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Air Force (Pacific Fleet). He lived in Southern California from 1950 to 1964, where Dr. Losee was Dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts at California State University-Los Angeles. In 1964, he was named as President of Dixie College and moved to St. George, Utah. After his retirement, he and his wife, Faye moved to Hawaii. They were called to establish a mission for the LDS Church in Micronesia-Guam in 1979, where he served as President until 1983. They lived in Provo one year, returning to St. George in 1984.
Surviving family members include his wife, Mildred; his three daughters, Lani Losee, St. George; Mrs. Lloyd (Linda) Little, Orem; and Mrs. Delwyn (Lois) Cox, Bountiful; also 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a brother, Warren D. Losee, Provo.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 1, at 2:30 p.m., in the Bloomington Stake Center, 200 West Brigham Road. Friends may call Sunday evening at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd. from 7-9 p.m. Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Ferron C. Losee Scholarship Endowment at Dixie College, 225 South 700 East, St. George, Utah 84770-Attn: Office of the President.
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