Obituary for David M Price
David Merrill Price peacefully passed away at his home in the company of family on January 19, 2015 in Pleasant Grove, Utah at the age of 68. Dave was born April 21, 1946 in Rochester, Minnesota to Rulon and Lea Price. Dave grew up in Idaho Falls, ID and graduated from Idaho Falls High School. After high school he attended Ricks College before honorably serving a mission to the Southern States Mission. After returning from his mission, Dave served in the Army as a photographer and was stationed overseas in Okinawa.
After his military service he attended BYU where he met his beautiful sweetheart Janet Bronson. They were married April 21, 1973 in the Provo LDS Temple. Dave graduated from BYU with a degree in Biological Illustration. He furthered his education at Weber State and Utah State University receiving a degree in Landscape Architecture and later certifications in Civil Engineering. He worked most his life as a Registered Landscape Architect and Registered Civil Engineer.
Dave had a great love for his family and friends and a passion for painting, drawing and photography. He was an accomplished and award-winning painter with a love for wildlife and naturescapes. It wasn’t uncommon that he could be found drawing in his sketchbook. He loved spending time and playing games with his family. He found it especially enjoyable to read books and spend time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Bronson Price; sisters, Rosemary, Anne, Justine, Bonnie and Angela; brothers, Dick, Ray, Tane, Bryn, Jaxon; his 5 children David (Julie) Price, Curtis (Amy) Price, Joseph (Amanda) Price, Jennifer (Greg) Voisin, Tracilyn Price and 13 grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 31st, at 2:00 pm, at the American Fork LDS 20th Ward Chapel, 825 East 500 North, American Fork, Utah.
Funeral Directors: Utah Valley Mortuary.
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