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Lynne Archer Pettit
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1912
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2002
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

Obituary - Lynne Archer Pettit, 90, died Saturday, October 26, 2002.

He was born January 6, 1912, in Salt Lake City to Jesse Raymond and Phyllis Clayton Pettit. His youth was spent in the Salt Lake City area and he graduated from LDS high school.

He served an LDS mission in Czechoslovakia from 1931 to 1934. During his mission, his family moved to Los Angeles. Upon his return, he studied at UCLA, where he received a Business Degree and met his wife Aline Rawson. They were married in the Mesa Arizona Temple November 27, 1936. Aline passed away in 1989.

Lynne and Aline lived in San Diego and Burbank, Calif., then in 1950 he began studies at Oregon State Univ. and received a Ph.D. in Food Technology in 1956. That same year he accepted a faculty position at University of Utah where he taught food science and nutrition courses. In 1963 he helped establish a food science program for the United Nations at a new university in Tripoli, Libya. He and his family lived in Libya for 18 months.

Following his retirement in 1978 he and Aline served a mission to Wisconsin and later moved to St. George, Utah. Lynne enjoyed composing music and poetry, fly fishing, and researching ancient civilizations.

Lynne is survived by his four children: Ole and Kathleen Dunn, Grand Junction, CO; Robert and Peggyanne Bohn, Provo, UT; Lynne and Lanette Pettit, North Logan, UT; and Steve and Marilyn Christine Leininger, Concord, CA. He has 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Lynne's brothers and sisters and their spouses are: E. Alan and LaRue (deceased) Pettit formerly of Bakersfield, CA; Richard and June Pettit, St. George, UT; and Walter and Phyllis Whitchurch, Salt Lake City, UT.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002 at the University Ward, 160 So. University St. (1335 E.) where friends may call 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Raymond Pettit (1886 - 1949)
  Phyllis Clayton Pettit (1887 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Aline Rawson Pettit (1913 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Raymond Pettit (1910 - 1920)*
  Lynne Archer Pettit (1912 - 2002)
  Richard Junius Pettit (1918 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Park 27-9
 
Maintained by: SMSmith
Originally Created by: Judie Latshaw Huff
Record added: Mar 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49049342
Lynne Archer Pettit
Added by: Judie Latshaw Huff
 
Lynne Archer Pettit
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 Added: May. 12, 2011
 
 
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