Delano Saxton Findlay age 86; last survivor of Ralph and Lillian Findlay left this life for the last round up on June 4,2020. Born on December 18,1933 in Bear Lake Idaho. Served an honorable mission to the Western States, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Del attended BYU and the University of Utah where he graduated with his Law degree. He Married Kay Betts on June 25, 1959 and had four wonderful children. Later divorced. He married Julia Ann Bywater Dunfield December 27, 1994 and gained 6 more wonderful children. Del loved singing old music such as Gene Autrie and Marty Robbins. He also loved watching any old movies, especially John Wayne. He loved and served this country! Del flew fixed wings and cobra helicopters for the Utah National Guard for over 15 years. Del enjoyed singing and dancing with Julia. He also loved riding horses and writing poetry. Del loved and adored his family!

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Del is survived by his wife Julia, children Kris Findlay, David (Cynthia) Findlay, Steven (Janet) Findlay, Ali Swensen, Kelly (William) Pettersson, Marc (Jamie) Dunfield, Jon (Michelle) Dunfield, Didi (Brian) Weaver, Marykay (Brandon) Thain and Holli (Spencer) Pratt. His beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his former spouse, parents, siblings and nieces and nephews.

We will see you again little rascal!

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 9th at 2:30 PM at Memorial Mortuary 3115 East 7800 South Cottonwood Heights, Utah. A staggered social distancing viewing will be held prior at 1:30 PM. Graveside service will be Live-Streamed via Zoom:

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Memorial Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery
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Cottonwood Heights, UT


  • Survived By
  • Julia Findlay, Spouse

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Didi Weaver

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Jun 07, 2020

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Dear Steve, Janet & family, We are sending love and prayers your way today. We did not know your Dad well but loved his visits to our ward. We were impressed by his warmth, strength, and eloquence--and by how proud he clearly was of all of you! Love, Virlene & Lee HIrschi

Virlene Hirschi , Salt Lake City, UT, US Jun 09, 2020

Dear Steve and Janet and family,

So sorry for your loss. It's hard to lose someone you love, especially your parents.

Sending love and prayers.


Gladys Brown

Gladys Brown , Millcreek, UT, US Jun 08, 2020

Uncle Del means the world to us. We grieve his passing along with Julia, his children, extended family and all who knew him.

Bob Findlay/Ann Williams , Littleton, CO, US Jun 08, 2020

Julia, so sorry to hear of the loss of Del. I know that the last several years have been challenging as Del's health deteriorated. All our love to you and your family. If I can do anything for you, please contact me.

Karin & Jim Slade , Herriman, UT, US Jun 07, 2020