Brent Stevenson Shaw
Brent Stevenson Shaw was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on December 5, 1935, to Glenn and Lucille Shaw.
Education and Career
Shaw graduated from Brigham Young High School, and Brigham Young University in 1961 with a degree in Music. He served an LDS mission to Tahiti. On September 13, 1960, he married his sweetheart and eternal companion, Joan R. Justis, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Together, they raised three daughters and one son, as well as a Samoan daughter. Shaw's work career began as a band teacher at Ogden Jr. High, and Pesega High School in Western Samoa. Later, he worked as a Public Health Advisor for the US government in Boise, Denver, Harrisburg, and Salt Lake City. He also was a Section Chief for immuni-zations at the CDC in Atlanta.
Shaw was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served faithfully as a Bishop, High Councilor, Area Secretary, Choir and Musical Director, and most recently as a teacher of Temple Preparation, and a Service Missionary at the Provo Employment Center.
Brent Stevenson Shaw passed peacefully from his life of service on this earth on June 10, 2010, in Orem, Utah. He is survived by his wife, his daughters, Brenda (Bart) Fisher, Wendy (Michael) Timothy, and Tammy (Robert) Parker; his son Glenn (Aimee) Shaw; his Samoan daughter Olevia Tafiti; and their 14 grandchildren; and his brothers and sisters, Glenn, David, Karen, and Sue. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother and sisters, Marilyn, Bernadine, and Robbie. Brent leaves a remarkable legacy of service, humor, music, hard work, and love.