Stella Pugmire Rich
Former U. Educator, 67, Dies on Coast ' Special to The Tribune PROVO—Mrs, Stella P. Rich, 67, who was awarded a Distinguished Distinguished Service award by the B r i g h a m Young Universi- , ty Alumni Assn. [here Saturday, fdied Sunday at *the home of a daughter in Co- ^vina, Calif. Mrs. Rich erved for 27 years as an as- |sistant professor Mrs. Elch of English at EYU. She was born Jan. 18, 1891, In St. Charles, Idaho, a daughter daughter of Edward M. and Luana Booth Pugmire. She was educated at BYU, Utah State University, and the universities of Chicago and California. AFTER graduation from BYU in 1926 she taught at Fielding Academy, Paris, Idaho. In 1928 she joined the BYU faculty and taught until ill health forced her retirement in 1955. Survivors Include a daughter, daughter, Mrs. lone Washburn, Covina, Covina, Calif., three grandchildren grandchildren and two sisters and three brothers. THEY ARE Mrs. Parley D. Passey, Ogden; McKay Pugmire, Pugmire, Pocatello, Idaho; Emerson Emerson Pugmire, Hagerman, Idaho; Mrs. Frank Brown, Liberty, Idaho; and Dr. D. Ross Pugmire, Norman, Okla. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Friday at 11:30 a.m. at Rose Hill Memorial Park, North Whittier, Calif. Jn lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to a memorial fund at BYU. Named Manager in S.L. R. G. Lett, a native of Chicago, Chicago, has been named manager manager of the Salt Lake office, Sogard General Agency, a general general insurance organization domiciled, in Great Falls, Mont., with operations in Utah, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.