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OBITUARY: Lawrence Richard “Dick” Grigg

Lawrence Richard “Dick” Grigg

Feb. 18, 2021

Obituary of Lawrence Richard Grigg (1924-2021)

Lawrence Richard “Dick” Grigg, 96, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Feb. 18, 2021, at home in Nyssa, Oregon.

Dick was the youngest of 13 children of Parley Mormon Grigg Jr. and Thankful Halsey Gardner. He grew up roaming the backcountry in Idaho and helping homestead the family farm in Vale, Oregon.

During World War II, he taught electronics in the Army Air Corps and then served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Laurel Burton, who passed away in 1949; his son William Norman Grigg; his granddaughter Linda Michelle Hansen; twelve siblings; and both his parents.

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