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William Riley Hurst diary, 1979-1980

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 23
Scope and Contents William's depression seems to come back to a similar degree as it was before his mission. He tries to adjust to his new quieter life at home. His sister is put in the hospital and his son Mike continues to suffer from cancer, so William and his family spend much time at the hospital. William's physical pain worsens. His daughter Heather continues the divorce process and decides to go back to school. Mike passes away from cancer peacefully in his home with William and the family around.
Dates: 1979-1980

William Riley Hurst diary, 1980

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 24
Scope and Contents William's family spends much time together. William's son Reed crashes his truck into a 2000 lb bull, destroying the truck and harming the bull enough that it had to be put down. William writes of the politics of his day, including his thoughts on the presidential race and his contempt for Russia. William and Carol begin regularly watching their daughter's children so she can attend classes. William writes of his church activity. There is a heat wave and many people and poultry die from it....
Dates: 1980

William Riley Hurst diary, 1980-1981

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 25
Scope and Contents William writes of frequenting the temple and church meetings with his wife. They begin caring for William's elderly mother-in-law. William goes to see a film that his son had been working on at the time he died from cancer, and the film was dedicated in his honor. William's trucking business seems doomed for bankruptcy. William deals with trauma from his past car accident.
Dates: 1980-1981

William Riley Hurst diary, 1981-1982

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 26
Scope and Contents William's son-in-law Wayne helps him run his business but William is concerned about his methods. William spends much time pondering and grows closer to the Lord. His mother-in-law has an eye operation that goes well but has an unpleasant recovery. William is admitted to the hospital for surgery on his prostate and is released from the hospital a few days later. His declining physical health makes it difficult for him to complete household tasks. His daughter Heather has a third child. His son...
Dates: 1981-1982