Our dear husband, father, grandfather, brother, physician and friend, Lyman Wilson Condie, passed away on March 4, 1998 in Salt Lake City, following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born November 5, 1922 in Preston, Idaho to Parley Morgan and Mary Hamilton Wilson Condie. He spent his childhood in Preston, graduated from Preston High School. His music talents included playing the coronet and singing. Sport activities: basketball, softball and tennis.He attended the University of Utah in 1939. He entered into the second Medical School class of the University of Utah in 1942 and became a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves the same year. He earned a B.S. degree in anatomy in 1943. He was the starting center for the university basketball team during his second year of medical school. He married his college sweetheart, Mary Louise Skidmore, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, June 7, 1944. In 1945, he completed medical school and started his internship at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Mare Island, CA. He then transferred to a Naval Hospital in Pearl Harbor. He served in other Naval positions before being honorably discharged. He started his medical practice in Salt Lake City in 1948. In 1950, he left five children at home when he was activated during the Korean Conflict and spent about eight months in Japan. He continued his medical practice in Salt Lake City until he moved to Kansas City to start his psychiatric residency at Kansas University Medical Center in 1959. He moved his family back to Salt Lake City in 1962, where he had a private psychiatry practice until he became the clinical director of the Davis County Mental Health Center starting in 1976, working there until he retired in 1988.
He was a devoted husband and father. He stressed education and supported his children in their career development. His children and grandchildren will always remember yearly summer vacations and numerous fishing trips.
He was a lifetime member of the LDS Church and served as: Elders Quorum president, YMMIA president, youth advisor and teacher, Stake High Priest president, high counselor, bishop and temple worker. He supported six children on full time LDS missions and fulfilled a lifetime goal by serving a mission with his wife to the Philippines 1986-1987.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary; nine children and spouses, Marilyn and Terry Rich, Lyman, Jr. and Deborah Condie, Ann Condie, Alan and Shelly Condie, Jeanette and Larry Allen, Wayne and Denise Condie, Catherine and Ludwig Willeitner, Paul and Stephanie Condie, and Patricia Condie; two brothers and two sisters and in-laws, Pat and Helen Condie, Elizabeth and Fred Haroldsen, Norma and R.G. Lisonbee, and DeLyle and Judy Condie; 39 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7, 1998, 12 noon at the Capital Hills First Ward, 413 No. West Capitol, Salt Lake City, where friends may visit from 10:30-11:45 a.m. prior to services and Friday, March 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Russon Bothers Mortuary, 255 S. 200 East, Salt Lake City. Interment will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.
The family suggests donations to the University of Utah College of Medicine.
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