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Jay Clarence Gustaveson

March 19, 1925 August 7, 2018
Jay  Clarence  Gustaveson
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Obituary for Jay Clarence Gustaveson

Jay Clarence Gustaveson passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at the age of 93. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 19, 1925 to Clarence Albert Gustaveson and Josephine Laverne Smith Gustaveson.
Jay married his sweetheart, Erma Joyce Smith on November 11, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Art Barn.
Jay graduated from Jordan High School. He later worked at the Salt Lake Tribune for 30 years as a typesetter and proofreader.
He had a great love of dogs. He enjoyed golf, football, and gardening. He and his wife, Joyce loved to travel. Jay’s favorite place was San Juan Capistrano in California.
Jay is survived by his daughter, Gail Gustaveson Cotter (Dave); his granddaughter, Tracie Soffe (Tyson); his great-grandchildren, Bailey Soffe and Landon Soffe; his brother, Jerry Gustaveson; his sister, Lois Kullberg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce; his daughter, Claudia Gustaveson; and sister, Gail Gustaveson.
The family wishes to express their appreciation and thanks to all of Jay’s family, friends, caregivers, and others who brought smiles, happiness, and comfort to his life.
A private celebration of Jay’s life will be held at a later date.

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