Walter Brent McGregor

Walter Brent McGregor

Tuesday, July 22nd, 1941 - Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Walter Brent McGregor, 78 passed away on Thursday March 26th in Provo Utah. He was born July 22nd, 1941 in Ogden Utah to Mary Ruth Krumperman and Herbert Arthur McGregor. He was the beloved older brother to Gary, Eileen, and Alan. He served an LDS mission in 1962 to Chile and continued to stay in touch with the many cherished friends he made there.

He graduated from BYU with a masters degree in public administration and social anthropology in 1968. While at BYU he met Arlene Farnworth and they married on Oct. 27th, 1967 in the Salt Lake Temple. They soon moved to Miami, Florida where Brent worked for 2 years as an Assistant City Manager, then back to Provo, Utah to work for Mountainland Association of Governments for 19 years and then 3 years at Workman’s Compensation in Salt Lake City.

Brent loved to ski, bike ride, perfect his waffle recipe, work on various mechanical projects, chase down parts and play with his dog Bingo. He shared a love of flying with his father. He adored all of his grandchildren and loved spending time with them. He was often found fixing their bikes, taking them on adventure hikes, and teaching them to enjoy nature.

He is preceded in death by his parents, younger brother Alan McGregor, and his grandson Tyler Steven Killpack. He is survived by his wife Arlene McGregor, his children Wendy McGregor, Ellen McGregor, Shelley Pace (Tony), Andrea McGregor, Cathleen Martinez (Clinton), James McGregor and John McGregor (Sahmina) and his 19 grandchildren.

Due to current conditions, a family graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 31st 2020 11:00 AM at the historic cemetery. 400 S. 200 W. in Springville Utah.

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    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 11:00am
    Springville City Cemetery
    200 West 400 South
    Springville, Utah
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Ron Shumway

Posted at 01:29pm
Arlene -
Please accept our condolences on Brent's passing. I wish I could have visited with him once more and am sorry for your loss. Please let me know what I can do for you and your family.
Ron Shumway

Love, Tammy,Joe, Katrina and Family (Khan)

Posted at 12:13pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Val Juarez, NP, Revere Health

Posted at 03:03pm
I had the great pleasure of taking care of Brent over the years. I saw him every 3 months, sometimes more often. He was such a nice man and patient. I will miss visiting with him. We had great conversations. I’m so sorry for your loss and pray for your family.

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