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    Rita Pehrson Johnson Bryan, 1947 ~ 2009

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    Arches, Canyonlands to reopen May 29

    Arches and Canyonlands national parks will partially reopen to the public at the end of the month, according to a spokesperson for the parks, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities.

    County to diversify post-virus

    The impacts of the pandemic have renewed local leaders’ focus on a topic many have worried over for years but must now confront in much starker terms: Economic diversification.

    The party is over at Imagination Station art supply store

    Cindy Sue Hunter serves a customer at her art supply store, Imagination Station, which has been reconfigured to allow shoppers to do what Hunter calls “door shopping."

    Beloved mother and grandmother Rita Pehrson Johnson Bryan passed away June 8, 2009 after combating ovarian cancer for over six years. She was deeply loved by family, friend and co-workers alike.

    Rita is survived by two sons and their wives, Michael John Johnson and Cari Johnson, Christopher Mark Bryan and Ari Bryan, her daughter, Natasha Lynn Sanchez, son-in-law, Rylan Sanchez, and four grandchildren, Dalton Johnson, Richard Gage Johnson, Kyra Johnson, and Kitlynn Davis.

    Two children, Richard Shane Johnson and Johanna Johnson, preceded Rita in death.

    Rita will be missed by all who love her.

    A memorial service will be held in Midvale, Utah on Thursday, June 11 at 4 p.m. at the LDS Fort Union 7th Ward, 6770 South 500 East.

    A funeral service will be held in Monticello on Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m. at the Monticello LDS 3rd Ward, 165 South Main Street.

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