Mauvia Snow Tracy Bradford peacefully returned to her heavenly home and many beloved family members. Mauvia was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Charles Garfield Tracy and Rhea Lucile Snow. Mauvia married Lowell William Bradford on March 14, 1942. They were the parents of two children. She later married Guido Herman Canevari on February 1, 1953. They were the parents of one child and were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple on August 17, 1955 (div.). \n\nDuring the times of both of her marriages, she resided in San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa Calif. At that time she opened a care center for children and owned a music shop with her husband. Mauvia returned back to Salt Lake City and worked for the State Health Dept for many years. She also worked at home part time doing cancer screenings on her microscope. She spent many summers living on an Indian Reservation as an Indian Education Home and Health Worker. \n\nEducation was important to Mauvia. She received a Masters Degree in Public Health and became a Health Care Educator. She majored in Bio-Chemistry and Bacteriology and Minored in Sociology and Art. She was certified in cytology and social work. As a community organization specialist, Mauvia was also very involved in the community doing Health Care Education Classes and was instrumental in the development of Meals on Wheels in California and Utah.\n\nOver the course of her life Mauvia was active and always enjoyed a challenge. In her past she enjoyed drama, music, reading, dancing, singing, painting, drawing and even rifle shooting. She has played the xylophone, piano and marimba. Science was a great interest to her and she loved experiments of any kind.\n\nMauvia was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She has always had a great love teaching and enjoyed her calling as a stake teacher trainer, health instructor for Relief Society, Sunday school teacher, and YW MIA Leader. Mauvia cared deeply for her family and her animals. She was a gentle and kind soul who touched the lives of many people. \n\nShe is survived by her children: Craig S. (Sharon) Bradford, Crescent City, Calif.; Michon S. (Kenneth) Tesar, Chicago, Illinois; Lindsi S. (Brenda) Canevari, 11 grandchildren and 9 great- grandchildren (with 2 more on the way), nephew, Lon Snow Piquet. Preceded in death by her sister, Norlyn Snow Torres and her grandson, Daniel Snow Bradford. \n\nFamily and friends are welcome at Mauvia’s viewing Saturday, June 2, 2012, 10-11 a.m. at Jenkins- Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street. Graveside service following at Brigham City Cemetery at 1 p.m.\n\nSpecial thanks to her Alta Ridge Alzheimer family who so lovingly watched over her for the past 3 years.