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In Memory of

Philip Munro Hoyt

December 27, 1934 - September 4, 2017

Obituary


Philip Munro Hoyt
12-27-1934 ~ 09-04-2017

Philip Munro Hoyt, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great pa, brother, uncle and friend, passed on from this mortal existence due to Lymphoma, on September 4, 2017. He was 82 years old.
He was born December 27, 1934 in Williston, North Dakota to Myron Sears Hoyt and Susan Irene Reese Hoyt. He grew up in Powell Wyoming and received a BS degree and a MS degree from the University of Wyoming and a PHd from Stanford University, all in Civil Engineering. He served as a commissioned officer for...

Philip Munro Hoyt
12-27-1934 ~ 09-04-2017

Philip Munro Hoyt, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great pa, brother, uncle and friend, passed on from this mortal existence due to Lymphoma, on September 4, 2017. He was 82 years old.
He was born December 27, 1934 in Williston, North Dakota to Myron Sears Hoyt and Susan Irene Reese Hoyt. He grew up in Powell Wyoming and received a BS degree and a MS degree from the University of Wyoming and a PHd from Stanford University, all in Civil Engineering. He served as a commissioned officer for two years in the US ARMY. He was a professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Wyoming from 1959 -1963 and 1967-1987, and taught at Stanford University 1963 -1967 while earning his Phd. Phil was self-employed at Electro Mechanical Technology in Salt Lake City from 1986 - 2017.
He married Deanna Jean Davis on August 30, 1956, in Evanston, Wyoming; their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in multiple positions in the LDS church including being the first Stake President of the first Laramie Wyoming Stake from 1983 -1986.
Phil was preceded in death by both of his parents. Phil is survived by his wife, Deanna; their three children, Tamara Lea (Arthur) Fox, Tracy Lynn (Ken) Maxfield, and Douglas Philip (Amy Ferguson) Hoyt; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and brother, Terry Sears (Betty) Hoyt.
A closed casket reception will be held Friday, September 8, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Murray Utah South Stake Center, 5735 South Fashion Boulevard, Murray, UT. A reception will also be held at the same location on Saturday September 9, 2017, from 10:00-10:45 a.m. with the funeral to follow at 11:00 a.m.