Nancy Marie Donaldson Brough – 1945-2011

Nancy Brough, 66, passed away suddenly November 17, 2011, at her home in Ogden, Utah, of a massive brain aneurysm. She was born April 3, 1945, to James and Freeda Donaldson in Gillette, Wyoming, the baby sister to Jeanne, Carollyn and Christanna.

Nancy lived at Rockypoint and attended different rural schools where her mother was teaching. She attended high school in Moorcroft for two years, transferring to Minot, North Dakota, for her last two years.

Nancy was a convert to the LDS church as a teenager and dedicated her whole life to the church. She moved to Ogden to attend Weber State College where she met her future husband Lewis Brough. They were married in the Logan temple on June 21, 1968. They had five children.

Nancy served as a ward Relief Society President, years as a primary teacher, and a Cub Scout leader seeing all three of her boys from little bobcats to Eagle Scouts. She was always engaged in her church activities and  loved to be a part of the conversation. Nancy was also very active in the community and served three terms on the Riverdale City council and was dedicated to the idea of open space and the Weber Pathway. She played a major role in the creation of the Riverdale river trail system.

Nancy was proud of all her children and grandchildren and never let any one of them come  or leave without a hug and an “I love you.” She is survived by her husband, Lewis; her five children, James (Kimberly), Aaron (Tomoko), Anette, Nathan (Rachel) and Kristine (Ted); seventeen grandchildren; and sisters, Jeanne (Raymond) Shepherd, Carollyn (Dan) Mathis and Christanna (Vince) Haile.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father and one grandchild.

Funeral services were held November 22, 2011. Interment was at Aultorest Park in Ogden, Utah.