Kathleen died on June 6, 1975 from cardiac arrhythmia while she was on a survival trip. This is her obituary published June 15, 1975.
Funeral services for Kathleen Walton, 24, 2065 Wilson Ave., who died June 13, 1975, while on a survival trip in South Central Utah, causes pending report from the State Medical Examiner, will be Tuesday noon, Monument Park 10th LDS ward chapel, 2051 Ramona Ave. Friends call Monday 6-8, chapel. Tuesday hour before services. Burial pending.
Born April 13, 1951, Salt Lake City, to John H. and Ruth Hamilton Walton. Graduated with honors from Southern Utah State College, Cedar City, in 1973. Member school concert band, marching band, a capella choir, concert mistress, violin soloist with SUSC Orchestra. Vocal soloist in Cedar City production of "The Messiah", one of leads in SUSC production of "Fiddler on the Roof." Homecoming chairman; officer in LDSSA, women's affiliate of Circle K; named outstanding musician and woman who contributed the most to the school in 1972-73. Member LDS Church, Mormon Youth Choir. School teacher in Cedar City and Salt Lake City.
Survivors: parents, brothers, sisters, Mrs. John Hamilton, James H., Carol, Kristin, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Paul W. (Mary Ruth) Bearnson, Bountiful; Paul D., serving LDS mission to Germany.