Rendell Noel Mabey, son of a Utah governor and a political presence in his own right, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, at age 92.
Mr. Mabey distinguished himself many ways in many places during his life. He served as Utah's speaker of the House in 1947-48, as the Utah Senate majority leader and later ran for governor. He was a businessman, an attorney, an Arctic adventurer and a concerned citizen and community worker with a fondness for wildlife.
He was a religious leader, serving, among other callings, as regional representative, patriarch and president of the Swiss Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mr. Mabey was a University of Utah regent, Weber State College Board of Trustees chairman and president of the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District. He was also president of the Utah Chapter of the American Cancer Society and district governor of Lions International.
At age 90, Mr. Mabey published two books, "More Days of My Life" and "An African Legacy."
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2000, at the Eagle Gate Stake Center, 135 N. A St. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple.