Friday, January 3, 2014

John Aldous Dixon 1923 - 1992

Name: Dr John A Dixon Birth Date: 16 Jul 1923 Address: 875 Donner Way Apt 1203, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108-4101 (1993)

Born in Provo, Utah, Utah, USA on 1923 to Henry Aldous Dixon and Lucille Knowlden. He passed away on 15 Feb 1992 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA.

John A. Dixon, M.D., 68, died February 15, 1992, Salt Lake City, Utah, of complications from heart surgery.

Born July 16, 1923 in Provo, Utah to H. Aldous and Lucile K. Dixon. Married Karma Jeppsen September 28, 1944.Survived by wife, Salt Lake City; son, Steven J. Dixon, Bountiful; daughters, Mrs. David Lee (Kay), Lisa, both Salt Lake City; sisters, Mrs. Jack Shaw (Phyllis), Mrs. Virl Harrison (Dorothy), Mrs. Ferrin Larkin (Louise), all of Ogden; Mrs. Mark Cannon (Ruth), Salt Lake City; brother, David, Boise, ID.

Educated in Provo and Ogden. Attended Weber State College, 1940-1942; Idaho State University, Fall 1943; University of Washington, Spring 1943; University of Utah, BS, 1944; and received his MD degree from the University of Utah, MD, 1947. Received ScD, 1979 (Honorary) from the University of Utah and PhD, 1974 (Honorary) from Weber State College. Served in U.S. Navy in World War II, and the U.S. Air Force in Japan and Korea. Chief of Surgery, McKay-Dee Hospital; Ogden City Councilman; Chairman, Utah State Board of Health; President, Utah State Medical Association; President, American Laser Society; at the University of Utah - Regent, Executive Vice-President, Vice-President for Health Sciences, Dean, College of Medicine, Professor of Surgery, and Director of John A. Dixon Laser Institute. Researcher in medical lasers and author of medical texts and scientific papers.

Funeral services Thursday, February 20, 12 noon, Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 South Wasatch Drive (2400 East), Salt Lake City. Friends may call at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 6-9 p.m., and at the ward Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the: John A. Dixon Fund, University of Utah Health Sciences Center - Development Office, 50 North Medical Drive, SLC, UT 84132.

Interment, Washington Heights Cemetery, 4500 South Washington Blvd., Ogden.
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Salt Lake Telegram 1947-08-05