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Taylor, Lucy C. (Lucy Cannon), 1922-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1922-

Biographical History

Lucy C. Taylor (1922- ) is a retired schoolteacher and secretary from Utah.

Lucy Grant Cannon was born in 1922 in Salt Lake City, Utah to George Jenkins Cannon and Lucy Grant. She grew up in Salt Lake, attending Ensign Elementary, Bryant Junior High, and West High School. She continued her education at Brigham Young University, where she studied education and home economics. During her senior year at BYU she served as president of Associated Women Students.

In 1943 she married Keith Clinton Dutson in the Salt Lake Temple, and together they had two children. After their marriage they moved to Southern California, where her husband worked as optometrist. However, after her husband's untimely death in 1955 she moved her family back to Utah. She returned to school to earn her teaching certificate from University of Utah, and afterward taught at the Lafayette School in Salt Lake. In 1957 she began working as a secretary at the University of Utah, first in the Department of Meteorology and then in the College of Mines and Mineral Industries. In 1967 she married Frank W. Taylor, and became stepmother of two children. She retired from the university in 1976.

An active member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Taylor has served in a range of callings. Between 1956 and 1970 she worked on the Primary General Board. She also served as hostess on Temple Square, and as a missionary to Chile.

Citation:
Lucy Grant Cannon Dutson Taylor history, 2012: p. 2 (b. in Salt Lake City, Utah; parents, George Jenkins Cannon and Lucy Grant; attended Ensign Elementary, Bryant Jr. High, and West High School in Salt Lake; attended Brigham Young University, studying education and home economics; served as president of Associated Women Students during senior year; m. May 26, 1943 in Salt Lake Temple to Keith Clinton Dutson, two children; moved to Southern California, where husband worked as optometrist; after husband's death moved back to Utah in 1955; received teaching certificate from University of Utah, taught at Lafayette School; served on Primary General Board, 1956-1970; worked as secretary in University of Utah Department of Meteorology, College of Mines and Mineral Industries, 1957-1976; m. June 16, 1967 to Frank W. Taylor, two stepchildren; president of ward and stake Relief Society; served as hostess on Temple Square; served mission with husband in Chile) p. 3 (Lucy Cannon Dutson)

Ancestry.com, via WWW, Oct. 14, 2015 (Lucy C. Taylor; b. Apr. 19, 1922; resident of Salt Lake City, Utah)

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Lucy Grant Cannon Dutson Taylor history

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Identifier: MSS 8791