Mary Elizabeth Derbidge Davies1942 ~ 2012Mary Elizabeth Derbidge Davies, 69, passed away on January 20, 2012, in Salt Lake City from causes related to cancer.She was born on October 6, 1942, to Joseph L. and Leona Bruning Derbidge and spent the first 21 years of her life in Salt Lake City, graduating from Judge Memorial High School and the University of Utah. She also earned an M.B.A. from the University of California at Hayward and later became a licensed C.P.A.On September 1, 1964, she married Stephen Laine Davies and they resided in Pocatello, ID, Seattle, WA, Kellogg, ID, Walnut Creek, CA, and Oakland, CA, over the next 38 years of Steve's employment. Mary herself held positions at the U. S. Department of Defense Audit Agency and Systron Donner Corporation during the years (1972-2002) in California. Upon retirement, she and Steve moved to Lewiston, ID, where, even after Steve passed away on February 26, 2006, Mary resided until 2007. From that time until the end of her life, she lived in Salt Lake City once again.Steve and Mary tragically lost their only child, Stephen Lawrence Davies (Larry), in a drowning accident in 1970 on Lake Washington. She herself is survived by her brothers, Joseph and Michael Derbidge, her sister Starr Birdsall, her brother-in-law Michael Davies, nieces Sherry, Annette, Catherine, Erin, and Patricia, nephew Andrew, grand-nieces/nephews Madison, Kyle, Shawnee, and Nathan, and many wonderful aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. The family gives special acknowledgment to Michael and Annette Adams who were so devoted to their Aunt Mary during her years in Salt Lake.Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 27, 2012, 12 noon at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 450 East 21st South, in Salt Lake. In addition, friends and family may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Thursday evening from 6 to 7 P.M., with a vigil service following from 7 to 8 P.M. Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 275 North "U" Street. Online condolences www.larkinmortuary.com.We would also like to extend our deepest gratitude to the Huntsman Center and the University of Utah Hospital ICU staff for providing all possible care, support, and sympathy in Mary's final days.