A Tractor and a Smile

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6qr4v82
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326649
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Title A Tractor and a Smile
Description A TRACTOR AND A SMILE A tribute to HAYLEY ANDERSON, prepared by his son, Val Jo Anderson The image of a man in bibbed overalls and a straw hat on a little red tractor, roaming the back streets and yards of Ephraim, will evoke in many Ephraim residents the memory of Hayley Ellery Anderson With his passing on March 9. 1997, Ephraim lost a devoted citizen of 79 years and a living link to time and ways now past Hayley spent most of his life as a farmer and turkey grower in Kane Valley. He had a love and respect for the land and enjoyed seeing the fruits of his labors with each passing season Besides crops, he raised most classes of livestock He often said farming was a hard and unpredictable lifestyle, but he felt the farm was the best place to raise his most cherished and productive crop, his children There he taught a work ethic. It was a simple life where one's word was his bond It was a sad day for him and his family when health issues forced him to sell the farm. His gardening and tractor work allowed him to maintain his farming interest and link to the farming community. With the age of modern medicine came modern miracles Knee replacement surgery gave renewed vigor to his crippled legs and gave him a chance for a different career He became the Chief of Security at Snow College As much as he loved farming, he often commented that he wished he had had the college job earlier in his life He liked the college faculty, staff, and maintenance workers He was very sociable by nature, and this job allowed him to be a friend to thousands of 114
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Identifier 124_A Tractor and a Smile.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326542
Reference URL