In Memory

Dawn Savage

Dawn Savage

Dawn Savage 1954 ~ 2011 Our beloved mother, sister, niece and dear friend passed away May 10, 2011 in Murray, Utah. She was born December 30, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John Bruce Savage and Doris McCloskey. She was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to Utah in 1976 to attend school at the University of Utah. She graduated with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and again with a Master's Degree in Special Education. She was affiliated with Chi Omega Sorority and served as a Chapter Officer. She taught elementary education in the Salt Lake City School District for over 15 years. Dawn was acknowledged for her commitment to her students and their achievements. She was proud to see her students go on to achieve greater success. Dawn always wanted to explore new places and travel the world. She fulfilled her quest by exploring all of Europe with her mother, aunt and daughter. She enjoyed participating with friends in African dance. She was an extraordinary quilter who created many unique and intricate designs which her children and family cherished. She is preceded in death by her father, Nana and her loving mother, with whom she had a special bond. Surviving her are her children, Brandon and McCall. She is also survived by her brother, Bruce and Aunt Mickey and a host of adoring friends. Friends and family may join us to pay their respects and celebrate Dawn's life at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, on Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Online condolences at

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01/12/22 05:24 PM #1    

Stevie Sterling-Lorentzen/Bowman (Lorentzen)

I am shocked and saddened to hear of Dawn's passing. She was a kind girl who was liked by all.

RIP Dawn

01/31/23 05:12 PM #2    

John Wharton

Dawn and I would wink at one another from across the room in Mr. Pollard's class.  We never spoke to each other.  Lol.  I wish we had.  Very cute and seemed so sweet.  

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