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Gilford Busenbark Higham

d. February 6, 2019

1951 ~ 2019

Gilford George Busenbark Higham
November 18, 1951 ~ February 4, 2019

Our wonderful, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Gil Higham, age 67, of Taylorsville, Utah, passed away in Sandy, Utah after a short battle with an aggressive cancer. (Cholangiocarcinoma)

He was an avid outdoorsman. He loved deer and elk hunting, camping, and fishing. Gil was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He worked for Wesreco/Crysen, Inland/ Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah for 39 years.

Married to his wife, Nan for 48 years. Has four children - Brittin (Todd); Brandon; Buck (Rachel); and Brooke. Nine grandchildren - Alexandra, Skyler, Ella, Jordan, Madison, Abigail, Tawny, Theresa and Adriannah. There are many people he had a positive influence on and is considered a father figure to Anna and Brett. He also leaves behind his two dogs - Warg and Kimber.

He loved his family, his country, and God. Gil had a special place in his heart for Wayne County, Utah, where he had many wonderful experiences and memories over the years.

Our special thanks to the staff of Sandy Health and Rehab, and to Brighton/Bristol Hospice.

Cremation by Affordable Funerals and Cremations.

A memorial service for Gilford G. Higham will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 2200 West 56t20 South, Taylorsville, Utah. A light lunch will be served. Casual dress.

His ashes will be scattered in Wayne County, Utah on his beloved Boulder Mountain.

"We know we will see you again!"
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