Don Wilford Sargent

June 16, 1949 - June 24, 2021

Loving husband and father Don Wilford Sargent passed away June 24, 2021 at age 72. Don was born June 16, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Charles Brown Sargent and Genevieve Elizabeth Davis Sargent. He graduated from Granite High School in 1967. He married Cynthia Ranson on October 4, 1975. He worked for the Utah Department of Transportation for 32 years. After retiring he worked security part time at Rocky Mountain Raceway and enjoyed every minute of it. 

Despite being diagnosed at age 17 with Type 1 Diabetes he lived life to its fullest. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, working on cars, and drag racing. In 1999 he fulfilled a dream racing his Gremlin at Rocky Mountain Raceway. 

He preceded in death by his parents, sister Kathryn Sargent, brother Charles Dee Sargent, sister in law Sandra Sargent, brother in law George Sommer. He is survived by his wife Cindy and daughter Jeanette. Brother James Francis Sargent (Diana), sister Mary Alice Sommer, sister Gloria Marie Johnson (Les) and nieces and nephews. Also survived by daughter Anne Marie Sargent and Jason Sargent from a previous marriage. 

Please join us for a celebration of his life on July 8, 2021 at Starks Funeral Parlor 3651 South 900 East Salt Lake City, Utah from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.