Rulon S. Draney, 68, former national president of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers, died Nov. 17 in an Ogden, Utah hospital of natural causes. He served as president during the year 1948. He also edited the Pioneer Magazine for several years.

He was a long-time employee of Ogden Union Railway & Depot Co., and was auditor-secretary, retired in 1944. He was a member of the Order of Eagles.

Mr. Draney was born Aug. 14, 1903 in Plain City, Weber County to Samuel and Angeline Richardson Draney. He married Jennie Anderson, July 10, 1922 in Salt Lake City.

Survivors: sons, daughter, Glen R., Rialto, Calif.; Ronald S., Mrs. Thals Todd, both Ogden; 12 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Dell, Afton, Wyo.; Jess, Freedom, Wyo.; Vern, Salt Lake City; Stanley, Murray.

Services for Mr. Draney were held Nov. 20 at the Myers Mortuary, Ogden.

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