Richard Smith

Profile Updated: October 24, 2021
Residing In: HERRIMAN, UT USA
Spouse/Partner: Rose
Occupation: Accountant/Computer Consultant/Retired.....
Children: daughter (lawyer)
daughter (nurse)
son (manager Restaurant Business)
grandson - College
grandson More…- High School
grandson - Elementary
Jaxton - new born
Amelie - new born
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Retired after successful career as an accountant (specialty was forensic accounting), owned a computer sales and service company, MicroTouch, and Utahweb, an Internet service provider. I was in an auto/motorcycle accident in 1990 (yeah, I was the idiot on the motorcycle) and after 43 surgeries I am like the bionic man but without the energy.

The TSA have got tired of how long it takes me to go through the airport scanner.

School Story:

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City and attended Emerson Elementary, and then we moved to Malad Idaho when I was in the 6th grade. We moved back to Salt Lake after the 9th grade. I was supposed to go to East High but I wanted to go to South. My father, older sisters and a brother had gone to South and thats where I wanted to be. Jim Smith took me under his wing when he learned I was from Malad (thats where his grandmother lived) and I was blessed to find so many wonderful friends at South. It was as if I had finally got back home. I think the two years at South were the best in my life.

I enjoyed being in the school play and absolutely loved the entire South High experience.

At the end of our senior year, a few of us, yeah Jodie was there too, wanted to see the city lights from the Murray smoke stack. A couple guys got on the ladder before I did, but when I found a hole in the stair guard, I climbed through it and I got on top first. Cops showed up and rounded up all of the groupies. The couple of us that got to the top laid low until everyone else left and then we climbed down. We had such an "Illusion of Invincibility" when we were young. Mostly, we were just damn lucky to have survived our youth.

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Aug 01, 2022 at 1:17 AM

Hey John, Happy Birthday

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Aug 01, 2022 at 1:14 AM

Happy Birthday Jim. I posted a HB a couple days ago but I guess it didn't go through.

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Aug 03, 2022 at 5:23 PM

Posted on: Aug 01, 2022 at 1:10 AM

Happy Birthday Colleen!

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Aug 01, 2022 at 1:26 PM

Posted on: Aug 01, 2022 at 1:09 AM

Happy Birthday Tony

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Apr 26, 2022 at 7:45 PM

Happy Birthday Glenn

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Mar 25, 2022 at 12:20 AM

Foy A. Ernstsen, age 69 took flight November 13, 2021, in Salt Lake City. Born March 8, 1952, to Hyrum Alton and Della Shaw Ernstsen. Foy was a dedicated employee and servicemember with the former Western Airlines in Los Angeles, and later Delta Airlines in Salt Lake where in 2020 he retired after 38 years of service. Always a people person, he made lifelong friends in both cities. Foy will long be remembered for his contagious smile and irrepressible humor. He is survived by his sister, Janna Hansen, Ogden, Utah, many nieces and nephews and his grieving step family. Foy and Hilary Bertagnole were married, later divorced, but remained lifelong friends. Foy was a father figure to Hilary's three children, and a beloved grandfather, and great-grandfather.

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Jan 20, 2022 at 9:36 PM

Posted on: Jan 20, 2022 at 5:51 PM

Happy Birthday Robyn. Hope your well and happy.

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Jan 04, 2022 at 4:33 AM
Nov 25, 2021 at 6:45 AM

Brent, happy Birthday and let the party last a week.

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Nov 20, 2021 at 11:04 AM

Posted on: Nov 19, 2021 at 10:02 PM

Happy Birthday Jeff.

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Nov 15, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Posted on: Nov 14, 2021 at 11:38 PM

Happy Birthday Kathy. If I wasn't late I wouldn't be me. Hope it was special.

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Nov 05, 2021 at 3:06 PM

Hi Jim, Happy Birthday. If anyone gives you a weekend nickel, keep it, with today's inflation it will have to be more valuable than the other stuff they call money.

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Nov 05, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Hi Diane, so another Birthday caught up with you. Personally I think birthdays are a conspiracy and we are just getting an update or upgrade. Well whichever it is for you I hope it works better than all the other snake oil ideas.
Happy Birthday

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Oct 29, 2021 at 8:07 AM

Happy upcoming Birthday Jim. Glad I got I got to see both you and your wife at the reunion.

Oct 26, 2021 at 8:11 PM

Happy Birthday Mary, wish we all looked as good as you at our age!

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Oct 27, 2021 at 9:46 AM

Posted on: Oct 26, 2021 at 6:39 PM

Hi Char, I believe that you had a query about our long lost leader Reginald Hawkins. I asked a friend of mine who is retired law enforcement and a cub from another year if he knew what became of Reginald and he indicated that while in law enforcement they had traced him to Colorado but on the wrong side of a jail door. I wasn't really sure that a as true and I did a deeper search on the Internet and I think he is or was an attorney in Colorado. Someone at our last reunion mentioned that Reginald didn't have very many fond memories of Salt Lake and had no plans of ever coming back. I don't know if there is any truth in what I'm reporting. Thanks for bringing your husband over to my table, it was nice to meet him and to see you again.

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Oct 25, 2021 at 5:40 PM
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Oct 18, 2021 at 12:54 AM

Posted on: Oct 18, 2021 at 12:53 AM

Hi Greg, another Birthday? You don't look a day over old! Well if your going to celebrate do it with dignity. Climb up on your roof and yell how great the golden years are and then give a moon shot. Lol, enjoy.

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Sep 09, 2021 at 8:28 PM

Posted on: Sep 09, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Hi Vickie, I'm quite sure you don't remember me from South. I had a serious crush on 3 young ladies while at South and because I was terribly insecure you and the other two didn't know I even existed.

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Aug 29, 2021 at 10:38 PM

Posted on: Aug 29, 2021 at 8:08 PM

Sure missed seeing you at the reunion.

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