Dean Weston was reunited with the love of his life on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at his home in Taylorsville, UT after a long, valiant battle with Parkinson’s Disease.\n\nDean was born on July 25, 1951 to John and Jewell Weston in Salt Lake City, UT. He was raised in Meadowville, UT on the family ranch with his three brothers, Mel, Vaughn, and Grant, with several cousins as well.\n\nIn 1961 the family moved to Salt Lake City where he attended elementary and junior high school. Dean graduated from Kearns High in 1969, where he earned the Sterling Scholar Award. He participated in the Kearns High School Football Team, Wrestling Team, and Track Team, excelling in all.\n\nAfter graduating high school, he married Daralyn Kay Elliott in April of 1970. Dean and Kay raised 5 children together, Dena, DJ, Cleo, Donny, and Dara. Dean was always highly involved in all the kid’s activities, especially anything to do with sports. He coached and managed little league baseball for many years and later umpired games until after he retired from the Post Office. Dean and Kay later divorced.\n\nIn January of 1972, at the height of the Vietnam War, Dean enlisted in the U.S. Army and served 3 years as a Medical Laboratory Specialist reaching the rank of SP5, E5.\n\nIn July of 1996, Dean married Suzann Anglesey and helped her raise 4 great kids, Ryan, Justin, Dallas, and Natalie. Dean and Suz spent much of their time up at the ranch in Meadowville riding horses and taking in the incredible beauty. Suz often referred to Dean as “Cave Bear”. Anyone that knew them saw that they were made for each other.\n\nDean worked the graveyard shift for the U.S. Postal Service for over 35 years. He worked many holidays but always remained awake after he got home to celebrate with his family, many times not sleeping until after the following shift that evening.\n\nDean was a devout member of the LDS church and held several positions over the years. His love of children and the outdoors led him to become a Scoutmaster for many years, taking the children to his stomping grounds in the Bear Lake area, and various scout camps, for camping trips.\n\nDean is survived by his 9 children; Dena (Dave), DJ (Kelly), (born in Heidelberg, Germany during Dean’s time in the Army), Cleo, Donny, Dara, Ryan (Amy), Justin (Suzi), Dallas (Cassandra), and Natalie (Travis). 26 grandchildren; Dena (Danielle and Mason), Cleo (DiQuan, Kirstin, Krystian and Erin), Donny (Seka), Dara (Cooper and Cub), Ryan (Kori, Ryan, Quintin, Ashlyn, and Blake), Justin (Rayden, Tayton, and Steven) Dallas (Porter, Quaiden, Ryken, and Bronson), and Natalie (Ethan, Issac, Ciera, Kamille, and Brynlee). 8 great grandchildren; Danielle (Marley), DiQuan (Chin Khan), Kori (Aidan, Jace, and Dylan), and Quintin (Navriel, Zaria, and Irie). \n\nDean was preceded in death by his parents, John and Jewell Weston, and his wife, Suzann Weston.\n\nDean, you will be missed by all the lives you have touched throughout your years.\n\nFuneral services in celebration of Dean’s life will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 30, 2022 at the LDS church, 3555 W 5620 S, Taylorsville, UT 84129. Visitation will be held from 9 – 10:30 am at the meetinghouse prior to the service.\n\nInterment will be at 12 pm on Saturday, October 01, 2022, in the Laketown Cemetery, 437 S 70 E, Laketown, UT 84038.