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John Short

October 8, 1944 — April 10, 2015

John H. Short, PhD Oct. 8, 1944 - April 10, 2015 Dr. John H. Short of Park City, UT & Driggs, ID, 70, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend died Friday, April 10, in an aircraft accident in Idaho. He is survived by wife, Mary; children, Leonard & Starin, Amy & Neil, Leslie & Justin, Levi, Megan, and Shannon; grandchildren, Drew, Gage, Olivia, Ben and Jace; as well as brothers, Jeff & Wendy and Ron & Joanne.

John had a vast love for life and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, ranching, flying, traveling, and a good book.. An active member of the Teton Valley community that he fell in love with in 1977, and a resident since 1996. A significant supporter of the Friends of the Teton River, he received the Watershed Science award in 2013.

Please use this website to add your favorite photos and stories of John. In lieu of flowers please select one of the various charities listed on the site that were dear to his heart. Please join us in a celebration of life at one of the following ocasions. Please RSVP to either (or both) celebrations to with the name of the guests and the celebration you can attend.

April 18th, 2015 - Driggs, ID Time: 1 pm Location: Teton Valley Lodge | 3733 Adams Rd, Driggs, ID 83422

April 25th, 2015 - Park City, UT Time: 5 - 9 pm Location: St. Regis | 2300 Deer Valley Dr E, Park City, UT 84060

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