MACKAY, George Washington

George W. MacKay, 87, died at home in Salt Lake City, June 11 of natural causes. He was an active member of the of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers, holding life membership No. 378.

Born Jan. 11, 1893 in Granger to John Calder and Catherine Jane Moses MacKay. Married Florence Marie Fox, Aug. 25, 1915, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Attended . Worked many years for the state of Utah and in real estate and automobile sales. Active member of the LDS Church, serving on two stake missions.

Survivors: wife, Florence Marie Fox MacKay; six daughters, Mrs. Arthur B. (Margorie) Mayfield, Clearfield; Mrs. Fred L. (Florence) Stout, Carmichael, Calif.; Mrs. Lester A. (Ruth May) Petersen, Fresno, Calif.; Mrs. Harold (Kathryn) Jones and Mrs. Roderick M. (Marian) Nielson, both Salt Lake City; Mrs. Joyce Devore, Sandy; 28 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; brothers, A. Calder MacKay, Beverly Hills, Calif.; Wendell MacKay, Tulunga, Calif.; sister, Mrs. Stan (Catherine) Cosgrove, Beverly Hills, Calif.

Funeral was held June 14 in the 27th East LDS Ward Chapel, 185 P St. Burial was at the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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