Pratley, Fred geologist, died of cancer November 12, 2004 at age 74. He is survived by his wife, Patti, son, Dirk, daughter, Sue, granddaughter, Willa, and brother, Brent.
Mr. Pratley attended Hoover High School in Glendale, CA, and the University of Utah where he excelled in athletics, making the Olympic trials in the high jump in 1952. For 30 years, Mr. Pratley owned an engineering geology consulting business in Laguna Beach. A celebration of his life will be held Sat., Dec. 11 at 1:00pm at the Dana Point Yacht Club. A scholarship in his name is being established at Laguna Beach High School. Contributions may be sent to LBHS Scholarship Foundation, 625 Park Ave., Laguna Beach, CA
|Dec 16, 1952 Utah Daily Chronicle|
| Salt Lake Telegram, 1952-04-12|