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WearedeplysadenedtoreportthepasingonAugust1ofourfriendandfelowIACAmember, JohnAlenFoutz.
Johnwasbornintoa“traderfamily”thethirdchildofRuselandHelenFoutz.JohnatendedscholinFarmingtonand
graduatedfromFarmingtonHighSchol.AftergraduationJohnmovedtoScotsdaleandatendedArizonaStateUniversity
wherehemajoredinfinearts.JohndidanaprenticeshipattheWhiteHoganinScotsdaleandbecameamastersilversmith.
Heenjoyedcreatingsterlingsilverservingpiecessuchassaladsetsandtableware.Hemadehighenditemsofsterlinginlaid
withironwodandturquoise.WhileinScotsdale, JohnwasintroducedtoJacqueLahusenbyherfather.Theymariedtwo
yearslaterandrelocatedbacktoFarmington.
Johnwasamanofmanyinterestsandhobies.When
heandJacquefirstmet,Johnwasbuyingandseling
oldKatsinas.Thisevolvedintoapasionforcolecting
pre-historicpotery.Johnwasalsopasionateaboutfly
fishing, buildingcomputers, andbuilding, flyingandoften
crashingradio-controledairplanes. JohnandJacque
alwayshadoneortwoferetsrunningaroundandJohn
lovedthesetiny, furyanimals.
However, hisreal pasionwashisloveforhiswife, Jacque
andson,Joey.John’slifewastragicalycutshortby
complicationsofcancer.Hewilbegreatlymised.
ByBethHale
PASSAGES:JOHNALLENFOUTZ