Glen Bryan Farley was born June 18th, 1923 in Salt Lake City and passed away September 20th, 2021. He was born to Elva Jane “Doty” and Bryan Farley. He was the oldest of eight siblings.

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He met and married Alta Ruth Rawlings on October 7th, 1943. They bought their first home in Kearns, Utah where they raised their four children Dale Glen Farley (Sue), Deborah Ann Farley, Glenda Jean Braun (David) and Ruth Kay Herington (David).

Glen started at an early age working for Kennecott Copper as a Lampboy and ended his career as a Train Engineer. Glen served in the Navy during WWII. He was a Radioman aboard the USS La Porte, a troop transport ship.

His biggest pleasure was spending time in the Uintah’s fishing. He enjoyed hunting and backpacking with the horses. Many summers and weekends were spent fishing with his family and hiking their legs off to the best fishing lakes.

Glen was predeceased by his wife of 60 years; both his parents; brother Lyle and sister Helen. He is survived by his four children and their spouses; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters Della, Joyce and Sheryl; and his brothers Lyman and Gene.

A viewing will be held on Friday, September 24th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Followed by a graveside service beginning at 11:00 AM all at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S.), Sandy.



Friday, Sep. 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd.
Sandy, UT 84092

Graveside Service

Friday, Sep. 24, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd.
Sandy, UT 84092

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Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E 10600 S
Sandy, UT

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Sep 21, 2021

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Dale, Sue and Family

So sorry to read of your dads passing. It always so hard to see them go.

If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know.

With deepest sympathy,

Rod and VaLoy

Rod and VaLoy Sep 27, 2021

Grandpa Farley was another grandparent to my children. We enjoyed hearing his stories about the past. He was kind and energetic, even into his old age! An amazing Christian gentleman!

Jo Lucer , SLC, UT, US Sep 23, 2021

Our deepest sympathy for your loss!

Our love ,

The Alejandre’s

Rebeca Alejandre Sep 22, 2021

So, sorry for your loss. My prayers for you and your family. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Loss is never easy. But, knowing your father is in heaven with Jesus and you will see him again someday.

Jeannie Valdez , Moses lake , WA, US Sep 21, 2021

Lots a good time fish hunting over 18 years with a wonderful man Glen was such a gentle spirit a very good horse man he loved his family and His God Farley family your in our prayers God bless you all

Silvie & Linda Valdez Sep 21, 2021