Douglas Tanner Fairbanks

  • Birth 19 Jun 1917 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Death 12 Jan 2001 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 61101520


Douglas Tanner Fairbanks

Together Forever

Douglas Tanner Fairbanks, age 83, passed away Jan. 12, 2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

He was born June 19,1917 in Salt Lake City, UT to Lynn R. and Jennie Lynn Tanner Fairbanks.

He married Ruth Naomi Dowden Dec 2, 1937 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

His life was marked by his selfless love and devotion to his family.

He truly learned and lived the ultimate level of love, which was that of giving.

He will be remembered by his family and friends for his cheerful, unselfish nature, and for his conviction of what was right.

He was faithful in the gospel to the end.

Survived by one son, Douglas Larry (Sharon) Fairbanks; two daughters, Margie F. Ware and Renee (Jim) Moore; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, LuJean Weston, MaryLynn (Rulon) Burningham.

Preceded in death by his wife, parents, stepmother, Katie B. Fairbanks, brothers, Reed Fairbanks, Max Fairbanks; sisters, Norma (Orin) Romney, Kathryn Kirk.

Services will be held Mon. Jan 15, 2001, 12 noon at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Dr, where friends and family may call Sun. 5-7 p.m. and Mon 11-11:45 a.m., prior to services.

Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

Published in the Deseret News on January 14, 2001


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  • Created by: Don Shelley
  • Added: 3 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61101520
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Douglas Tanner Fairbanks (19 Jun 1917–12 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61101520, citing Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Don Shelley (contributor 47103546) .