Alan Keith Bradbury was born in Ogden, Utah to Keith and Erma Bradbury. He passed away peacefully on November 4, 2020 surrounded by family.
Alan graduated from Clearfield High School then attended one year of college at BYU Provo. He then served a faithful mission to South Germany for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Alan held many positions in the church, but his favorite was playing the organ.
One of Alans favorite things to do after his mission was going square dancing. This is where he met then later married his bride, Anna Lee Olsen. They were sealed for all time and eternity in the Salt Lake Temple on May 17, 1974.
Alan and Anna had 5 children: Rhiannon (Mark) Mellon, Karen (Shon Jacoby) Hussey, Robert (Kendall) Bradbury, Allison (Adam) Putnam and Charles Bradbury. They also had a close family friend Ronald (Bethani) Gericke. They have 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, Emmaline and Stella.
Shortly after wedding, Alan started his career working at UTA. He started in January 1975 until May 2011. 23 years of that was as a bus driver and the rest as an electrician on the Trax lines.
Alan was an accomplished writer of fiction, fantasy and poetry. He currently has 14 books published and 3 more at the publishing house.
Alan is preceded in death by his mother, Erma Bradbury; brother, Val Bradbury; and two grandsons, Jesse Bradbury and Jason Putnam. He is happy to be with his Heavenly family again. He is survived by his father, Keith (Lillian) Bradbury, James (Brenda) Bradbury, Ray (Rae) Bradbury, Teressa Bradbury, Diana (Kevin) Shurtleff, Travis (Christy) Bradbury.
Viewing will be held Tuesday, November 10, 6 - 8:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 11, 11:00 a.m., at the Woodledge Ward, 4444 Early Duke Drive, West Valley City, with a viewing from 10 - 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will follow services at Valley View Memorial Park, 4400 West 4100 South, West Valley City, Utah. Funeral services will be live on Zoom
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