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Lewis Douglas "Lew" Duffin, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1936
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 2008
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Lewis Douglas Duffin, Jr. passed away peacefully due to heart failure on August 13, 2008 surrounded by his loving family. Lew was born April 13, 1936 to Doug and Allien Duffin in Salt Lake City, Utah where he lived all of his life. He graduated from South High School in 1955. During his time at South High he was an All State Athlete in four sports. He then attended Westminster College and the University of Utah on a football scholarship. He married the love of his life, Carole Johnson, on October 7, 1967 in Las Vegas. He enjoyed a long and dedicated career of more than 30 years at Consolidated Freightways as a Dispatch Operations Manager, until the closing of the company. He then found another job he enjoyed at Wackenhut Corp as a Security Guard for Williams Oil. His favorite activity was to get in his motor home and drive non-stop. If it were up to him there would be no detours or stops, just driving on the open road. He also enjoyed camping and fishing. The things that brought him the most joy were being with his family and gathering for holidays especially Christmas. Lew is survived by his loving wife Carole and devoted children Justeene Blankenship, Randy & Shannon Duffin, Toni & Milt Druce, Shane & Kelly Duffin, Danni & Richard Uyeda; eleven grandchildren: Casey & Lori, Corey, Nick, Stevie & Jadin, Whitney, Hunter, Hayden, Josh, Tyler; three great-grandchildren: Rachee, Riley, Bailey; sister Judy Symes, mother-in-law Leona Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Barbara Bailey, father-in-law Eddie Johnson. Many thanks to his doctors and the staff on the fourth floor of the Heart and Lung Center at Intermountain Medical Center for the love and wonderful care they gave to Lew this past year. A short service will be held at Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at 2:00 after which we will be celebrating his life through a social gathering until 5:00. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in memory of Lewis Duffin be made to The United Way Salt Lake.

Published in Salt Lake Tribune from August 20 to August 22, 2008 
Family links: 
  Lewis Douglas Duffin (1917 - 2002)
  Allien Matley Duffin (1918 - 1987)
  Lewis Douglas Duffin (1936 - 2008)
  Barbara Darlene Duffin Bailey (1938 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Ann Coonradt
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
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Lewis Douglas Lew Duffin, Jr
Added by: Ann Coonradt
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