Dr. John Orson Grimmett passed away peacefully at home on November 26, 2010 at the age of 87. He was the son of Orson Henry and Lillias Shepherd Grimmett. \n\nHe is survived by his wife (Kaye), daughters Susan Calderon, Sylvia (David) Ellis, Nancy (Scott) Ballard, Julie Beckstrand, Susan (Jim) Johnson and son Douglas (Kathy) Grimmett; Sisters Janet (Ezra) Budge, Ann (Chet) Parker and Marilyn (Jim) Whinham, 23 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.\n\nA native of Paris, Idaho, he graduated from the University of Idaho, Stanford University and Pennsylvania State University where he earned a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. His entire career involved development, design and treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse. He was director of Alcohol and Drug Treatment at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital for over 30 years, Director of Family Alcohol and Drug Services at Utah Alcoholism Foundation for 6 years and Chairman of the Board of Utah Alcoholism Foundation. He was also a board member of Indian Alcohol Services, Utah Alcoholism Foundation Rehabilitation Center. Resource person for L.D.S. Inner City Mission, AA, Alanon, and Alateen. He served as section leader of Treatment at University of Utah School of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependencies where he was honored for 50 years of service.\n\nA lover of music and the arts, talented trombone player who entertained the troops following WWII, former ordinance worker Jordan River Temple. He served 135 active duty days in Battle of the Bulge WWII where he was bugler and captain’s runner. He will be remembered for his kindness and love.\n\nFuneral services held Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 10:00 am at Little Cottonwood 8th Ward, 6150 S Glenoaks (850 East). A viewing will be held Monday from 6-8 pm at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S State, Murray, Utah and Tuesday from 9-9:45 am at the church. Interment Henefer City Cemetery.