Taylorsville Utah - Andrew Blain Aagard, 73, passed away on October 27, 2022, from heart failure.
Drew was born February 20, 1949. He spent his early years growing up in Fountain Green, Utah and enjoying being outdoors, riding horses, fishing, and going to the sheep herd with our dad. He graduated from high school in Salt Lake City and attended Utah State University and the Salt Lake Community College. He served in the US Army from 1969-1971. He was stationed in Vietnam (Charlie Company) and was awarded a number of medals for his service, including the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation Medal, and Expert Badge-Rifle.
Upon returning from Vietnam, he was employed as an iron worker in Utah county, and married Barbara Lynn Acord (they were later divorced).
Drew is survived by his son Cody Aagard (Peggy); two granddaughters Kadence and Lyric; sisters Nanette Olson, Diane Aagard; and a brother James Aagard.
He was preceded in death by his parents Florence Blain Aagard Workman and Arvard Jensen Aagard; his sister Virginia Johnson; and his stepson Robert Shane Grant.
We would like the thank Canyon Hospice, and Truewood assisted living for their kind and considerate care.
A viewing will be held Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at McDougal Funeral home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah. An informal graveside service will be held at the Fountain Green Utah cemetery at 2:00 p.m.