1929 - June 1, 2008
Mary Evelyn Albiston was born March 3, 1929 in Denver, to Nels Gotfred Cronquist and Sarah Lorine McClearey.
She grew up in the Denver area during the time of the Depression; her father was a mechanic and her mother stayed home with the children.
After graduating from high school in 1946, she worked at Montgomery Ward and attended Barnes Business School before meeting Gil Albiston on a blind date. They married Nov. 14, 1948 and lived in Rangely for many years. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in June 1951.
They lived in Craig, Gypsum and Denver before moving to Vernal, Utah.
Mary was preceeded in death by her husband, Gilbert, in October 2004.
She returned to live at Eagle Crest in August 2007 and lived there until her death Sunday, June 1, 2008.
She is survived by her children, Gladys Lehnhof (Steven, deceased), of Redlands, Calif., Gary Albiston (Rebecca), of American Fork, Utah, and Beverly Byers (Mark) of Rangely.
She has 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren living in all parts of the world. She is remembered as being a sweet, loving person who cared for everyone.
She will be missed by many.