Darrell Wayne DeanMarch 14, 1956 ~ April 29, 2017 (age 61)
Darrell Wayne Dean, 61, of Rangley, Colorado passed from this life on April 29, 2017 from a sudden heart attack. Darrell was born on March 14, 1956 in Corona, California to Ellwood Evans Dean and Margaret Mary Smith. Growing up in a Navy family he had the opportunity to live in California, Hawaii, Colorado and Utah. After his dad’s service in the Navy came to an end, the family settled in their home state of Utah. Darrell graduated from Kearns High School in 1974. He worked in the drilling industry and owned his own landscape and irrigation business, Aquatech Irrigation, for many years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the mountains of Utah and Colorado and spent many years hunting, fishing and living in them. He loved to play hard and lived life to the fullest.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ellwood Evans Dean and his sister Mary Dean Connin. He is survived by his mother Margaret Mary Smith Dean; Children Kristi Dean Towles (Jeremy), Melissa Dean Schow (Ryan), Joshua Dean (Brittany); grandchildren Evan, Jenna, Alissa, and Hailey Towles, Tyler, Tiarra, Britton, Sadie, Sawyer, and Broderick Schow, and Hunter, Levi, Savanna, and Caroline Dean; brothers Allen Dean, Rowland Dean (Lynn), Harry Dean, his sister Sharon Dean Jenkins (Dennis); and many friends, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove. Family and friends may attend a viewing from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. prior to services. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.