Clipped From The Salt Lake Tribune
Vida Clawson, Dies Funeral services for Vida Fox Clawson, 966 E. South Temple, a pioneer in the travel business, will be Wednesday at noon at Larkin Mortuary. 260 E. South Temple. She died Saturday after a brief illness at age 90. Mrs. Clawson founded the Vida Fox Clawson Travel Service Service in 1933 and originated the Historic Train, a tour to the Chicago World'? Fair stopping at points of historical interest to Utahns, including Hill Cumorah. In addition to presenting ,,, - the first Road Show for the Mrs.tlawson Mutua] i mDroV emcnt Assn., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in 1925. she later initiated Study Groups, originally called the Centennial Society, for members of the LDS church. She was a life-long member of the Salt Lake Soroptimisl Club for executive women. Born in Salt Lake City Dec. 30, 1885, she was a daughter of Jesse W. and Ruth May Fox. On June 16. 1910, she married Chester Young Clawson in the Salt Lake Temple. He died Jan. 14, 1962. Surviving are a son, Truman Fox Clawson of Arcadia, Calif.; and two daughters, Mrs. Jay William (Kniiiy* Wright, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Alburn (Ruth) Shields, Salt Lake City; 19 grandchildren; 24 grcat-g'.'andchiWren; a great-great-grandchild; two brothers and a sister, Lester Fox, Los Angeles, and Leonard Grant Fox and Mrs. George W. (Florence) Mackay, both of Salt Lake City. Friends may visit Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and an hour before services Wednesday. Burial will be in the Salt. Lakfc Citv Cemetery.