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 Nancy <I>Schwartz</I> Alba

Nancy Schwartz Alba

Death 15 Sep 1992 (aged 46)
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot O_46_3
Memorial ID 157692 · View Source
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The Deseret News
Friday, September 18, 1992

Nancy S. Alba, 46, passed way peacefully at her home September 15, 1992 with her loved ones around her.

She fought breast cancer courageously for almost 10 years with the help of a great group of doctors, their staff, and tremendous support from her family and friends. During that time she kept her spirits up and lived every day to its fullest.

Born July 27, 1946 in Everett, Washington to Melvin L. and Mary E. Schwartz. Was graduated from Everett High School and Utah State University where she obtained an elementary teaching certificate. Taught english as a second language for many years at Peoria, Arizona and Midvale Elementary in Midvale, Utah. Married Sam Alba Dec. 18, 1968 in Logan, Utah.

Mother to Brian, Matt and Katie, who love her dearly and thank her for preparing them for life. Sister and brother-in-law, Mary Beth and Ben Allen from Tucson, Arizona. Survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and 27 nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her father, Mel.

Nancy loved camping, sewing, dinner group and pinocle. She will be missed by many.

There will be a celebration of life, Sunday, Sept. 20, 1992, 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 777 So. 1300 East. Family will receive friends at Church Parlor following service.

In lieu of flowers, Nancy requested that donations be made to "The Soup Group" Holy Cross Hospital, Breast Care Services, 24 So. 1100 East, Room 206, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, they provided support to Nancy during her last illness, or to your favorite charity.

Funeral Directors: Evans & Early Mortuary.

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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 157692
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Schwartz Alba (27 Jul 1946–15 Sep 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 157692, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .