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OBITUARY: Former physics professor dies

Published: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 16:01

Vance Gordon Lind, Emeritus Professor of Physics at Utah State University passed 
 
away in his Hyde Park home at 9:42 pm on January 9, 2014. He was born on 
 
February 12, 1935 in Brigham City, Utah. His father Vance Otto Lind, mother Vida 
 
Hansen Lind, son Irin Lind, and daughter Marielle Lind preceded him in death.
 
Gordon was a cheerful, friendly individual with a positive outlook on life. He loved 
 
the Savior, life and people and tried to be an influence for good with as many as he 
 
could. He will mostly be remembered for being kind, gentle, thoughtful and loving. 
 
He had a testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and showed this through is actions.
 
He served an LDS mission in Switzerland and held many church callings such as 
 
serving in the bishopric and as a high counselor. 
 
He was a professor of Physics and Astronomy at Utah State University for 35 years 
 
including serving as Physics Department Head for 8 years. 
 
He married Linda Sue Wilson in the Logan Utah LDS Temple, December 18, 1964.
 
He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Wilson Lind, 11 children (Bretton Lind, Mark 
 
Lind, Kimara Lind, Justin Lind, Cherise Lind Stauffer, Zachary Lind, Rixa Lind 
 
Leikis, Vanessa Lind, Marilyse Lind Horton, Lisette Lind, Tyson Lind), and 29 grand 
 
children.
 
The family would appreciate receiving your written memories of Gordon. If you 
 
would like to share, please send them to Linda Lind at 376 North 1000 East, Hyde 
 
Park, UT 84318 or leave your tribute at www.allenmortuaries.net.
 
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the 
 
Hyde Park 8th
 
6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Allen Hall Mortuary on center street in Logan and Saturday 
 
morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m at the Hyde Park church house. Interment will 
 
be in the Providence Cemetery in River Heights following the funeral services. 
 
Arrangements are under the direction of Allen-Hall Mortuary. 
 
 Ward Chapel, 480 N. 100 W. A viewing will be held Friday night from

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