In Memory

Ray Egan

Ray passed away on January 21, 2007,  Kathy Thorpe is his widow.  They have four daughters, two sons and at his passing 13 grandchildren.  His funeral was Saturday, January 27 in Lindon and several of us classmates attended. Ray was one of the kindest classmates.

After a long battle with cancer, Ray Marshall Egan passed away peacefully at his home in Monroe, WA, on January 21, 2007, surrounded by his family. He was born in Price, Utah, September 25, 1942 to J. Benson and Mildred Marshall Egan. He was raised in Provo, and attended school there.
He served an LDS mission to Japan from 1962-1964. He married Kathy Thorpe, May 28, 1965 in the Salt Lake Temple.
He received his bachelor's degree from BYU, and his Master's degree from Purdue University. He worked for Eastman Kodak in Rochester, NY; Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, MO; Weyerhaeuser and Safeco in Seattle, WA; and for Pattco in Louisville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Johnnie. He is survived by his wife Kathy, four daughters, Wendy (Dave) Hansen of Woodinville, WA; Angela (Glenn) Christensen of Lindon, UT; Kammy (Graham) Thompson of Monroe, WA; Lara (Chris) Carlin of San Clemente, CA; two sons, Bryan of Seattle, WA; and Scott at BYU in Provo, UT; 13 grandchildren; two brothers Robert M. Egan of Capetown, So.Africa; Richard M. Egan of Bountiful, UT; and sister, Joyce Wold of Mesa, AZ.
Ray was a faithful and devoted member of the LDS Church. He lived his life as a perfect example of his faith, and radiated the Savior's love. He was a kind and loving husband, father and grandfather. Being with his family was his greatest joy. His cheerfulness and optimism throughout his life had a profound impact on the lives of his family and friends. He was loved by everyone that knew him.
Funeral services were held in Woodinville, Washington. There will be a brief memorial service on Saturday, January 27, at 1:00 pm at the LDS Chapel at 1051 E. 200 S. Lindon, UT. Interment will be at the Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah. Condolences may be sent to
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.