Edythe Smith Varoz passed away May 21, 1998 of pancreatic cancer at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born May 10, 1933 in Salt Lake City to William L. and Edythe B. Smith. Married Rudy G. Varoz June 26, 1965.She graduated from St. Mary of the Wasatch High School, Salt Lake City and then was in the last graduating class of St. Mary of the Wasatch College in 1958.

She taught school at the following elementary schools, Our Lady of Lourdes; Alta View; Button Willow, California; Midvale; and Sandy; from which she retired in 1994. In all her years of service in parochial and public schools and in her Parish work and activities, Edythe never met a person she didn't like and conversely no person ever met her who didn't like her.

Since her retirement she has been very active in the Judge Memorial/St. Mary of the Wasatch Alumni Alliance. Edythe was a lifelong student of the arts, music, and especially loved writing culminating in several publications in her retirement years.

She is survived by her husband, Rudy; sons, Mark (Shelli); and Tom (Julie); her mother, Edythe B. Smith; and brother, William L. Smith.

Vigil service will be held at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road (8000 South) Monday, May 25 at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass, Tuesday May 26, 1998, 9 a.m. at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church Interment Memorial Estates, 3115 East Bengal Blvd. (7800 S.). Cannon Mortuary funeral directors.

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