Elizabeth (Betty) Duncan Gardner passed away peacefully at home on March 2, 2003, with her family by her side.
She was born November 7, 1922 in Fresno, CA., the daughter of John Leroy Duncan and Elizabeth Duke. Elizabeth grew up in the Provo/Orem area, and graduated from Lincoln High School. She attended the University of Utah, and graduated from the Salt Lake College of Nursing. Later owned and operated the Cloverleaf Rest Haven. She also worked during the war years in the Motor Pool at Camp Kearns.
Elizabeth enjoyed life, had an adorable sense of humor, a quick wit and a life long interest in learning.
She was kind, generous and exemplified tolerance, patience and above all unconditional love. She was devoted to her family, and they to her.
Survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Lamont Gardner. Six children, Renee Fleming (Don), South Jordan UT, Karen Halterman, Bradenton FL., Joyce Crockett (Mark Crockett), John Hoggan (Robyn), Leo Jolley, all of Salt Lake City, Rosalee Haslam (Lyle) of Wellsville UT. 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; four step children, Cynthia Miller (Sid), Randall Gardner (Darlene), Sylvan Gardner, Ronald Gardner, and many step grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one daughter, Kriste Street, and one step daughter Tonya Gardner.
Funeral Services will be at 12 noon Thursday March 6, 2003 at Larkin Mortuary 260 East South Temple, where family will receive friends Wednesday 6 to 8 pm, and one hour prior to services on Thursday. Internment at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.