Keith (Rusty) Warren Guernsey, 73 of Sandy, UT passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2022, and returned to his Heavenly Father.

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Rusty was born on February 9th, 1949 in San Diego, CA, to his parents, Dale Oren and Geraldine Fish Guernsey. He spent his early years in CA and the remainder of his youth in Bellingham, WA, where he attended Bellingham High School and became a member of the golf team, which earned him an athletic scholarship to Seattle University. During his first year of attendance, he was recruited to join the Brigham Young University golf team. In 1971 he won the Utah Amateur Golf Championship . He was on the PGA tour 1976 and 1977. He went on to work at many golf courses in Utah and Wyoming. He then joined the United States Postal Service in 1999 and worked there for the rest of his life.

Rusty had a life long love of golf and bowling that brought him great joy and countless friendships. He also enjoyed being an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, where he held various callings.

Rusty is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sandra Plewe Guernsey; daughter and son-in-law Heather and Jeremy Bodine; son and daughter-in-law John and Pam Guernsey; son David Guernsey; son Michael Guernsey; sister Renee Guernsey; grandchildren Rebecca, Hunter, Amanda, and Cheyenne. He was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Geraldine Guernsey.

Funeral Services will be held on August 9, 2022 at the Stake Center, 9119 South 1300 East, Sandy, UT 84093. A viewing will be held prior to services, from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. Services will begin at 11:00 am Interment to follow services at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 S.), Sandy, UT 84092.



Tuesday, Aug. 09, 2022 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Stake Center
9119 South 1300 East
Sandy, UT 84093

Funeral Service

Tuesday, Aug. 09, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Stake Center
9119 South 1300 East
Sandy, UT 84093

Services Handled By

Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E 10600 S
Sandy, UT

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Aug 05, 2022

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We only just found out. We are so sorry for your loss. I'll be picking up Julie and Debby for the service Tuesday.

Russell & Jo Plewe , Mount Pleasant, UT, US Aug 08, 2022

Rusty and I played on the golf team together at BYU. We also room together our sophomore year. Rusty was a bit shy but really a good guy and a very good golfer. I will miss seeing him at Cougar days. Rest In Peace with the lord Rusty.

Chip Garriss Aug 06, 2022