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Melbourne R. Russell

Company E-2

1 Oct 1938 - 23 Nov 2019

Place of Death: Hurricane, UT

Interment: TBD

It is with great regret and sorrow that I must inform you of the death of our Classmate, Reid Russell, on November 23, 2019, in Hurricane, UT, as a result of heart failure due to coronary heart disease.

Reid is survived by his wife, Rosemarie; his son, Stephen; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his son, Michael. 

Condolences may be sent to Rosemarie at 854 West 3390 South, Hurricane, UT  84737-2658.

Well done, Reid.  Be thou at peace.


Class Memorial Pages\E-2 Reid Russell.pdf

I first met Reid in 1987. I had just passed the Utah Bar and he was the patent council for one of my clients. I practiced law as a securities attorney and over the next 30 years our paths crossed many times. Reid and became "lawyer" friends. I knew he loved to fly his plane and when I was living in Las Vegas he could make the trip by air between Hurricane, UT and Boulder City, NV. In 2012 I started a new business and needed a good intellectual property attorney to help me with several USPTO filings. Reid was the first person I called and he remained our legal counsel to the end. He was not only a great lawyer, but he was a mentor and a friend. God's speed, Reid.

Elliott Taylor