Lehi Heritage Day 2022 honorees announced

“Their efforts, which I’m sure at the time did not feel heroic, are without a doubt a great part of Lehi’s history today,”–Lara Bangerter, director of the historical society

The Lehi Historical Society and Archives and Lehi City are pleased to announce this year’s Lehi Heritage Day 2022 honorees.

“Every year we honor a handful of people who, in their ordinary lives, created programs and traditions we enjoy today,” said Lara Bangerter, director of the Archives. “It’s so fun to have this once-a-year event to bring these amazing people to everyone’s attention.”

This year’s honorees include:

  • Kim Kent and Rebecca Kirkham Beck
  • Wesley and Geraldine Dalley
  • Bob and Verlyn Doyle
  • Bret and Janys Hutchings
  • Roy and Lois Littleford
  • Duane and Linda Scadden
  • Phil Asay and Joyce Gruwell Wasden
  • Mike and June Willes
  • Rick and Sandra Evans Worthen

Kim and Rebecca Beck

Bob and Verlyn Doyle

• Rick and Sandra Evans Worthen

Bret and Janys Hutchings

Wesley and Geraldine Dalley

Phil Asay and Joyce Gruwell Wasden

Roy and Lois Littleford

Duane and Linda Scadden

Mike and June Willes

These honorees have done things like serve years as justice of the peace, work on the Lehi Beautification Committee, help with Old Folks events, put up fantastic Christmas light displays for the public, give decades of service within the Lehi Fire Dept., serve as chaplain for the Police Dept., work on the Historical Preservation Committee, coach decades of youth sports, read to and start up programs for children at the library, create a mascot for Lehi Elementary and institute the Main Street Halloween Parade enjoyed today.

“Their efforts, which I’m sure at the time did not feel heroic, are without a doubt a great part of Lehi’s history today,” said Bangerter. “Their efforts are absolutely worthy of celebration, and celebrate we will!”

Honorees will be highlighted in a Showcase Parade, Honoree Celebration and Meet-and-Greet at Lehi Heritage Day 2022, on Sept. 5, from 2:30-7 p.m. The culminating event for the honorees will be when each couple receives its own brick in the Walk of Fame Garden in front of the Legacy Center at 123 N. Center. The garden is full of bricks representing those who have made a tremendous impact on the quality of life in Lehi.

Lehi Heritage Day is put on by the Lehi Historical Society and Archives and sponsored by Lehi City. The public is encouraged to attend the free event to learn about Lehi’s history and show support for the honorees. This year’s theme is “100 Years of Beautiful Lehi Homes.” The day goes as follows:

  • 2:30 p.m.—Showcase Parade of honorees on Center Street from Wine’s Park to the Legacy Center.
  • 3 p.m.—Honoree Celebration under the tent in the garden in front of the Legacy Center.
  • 4-6 p.m.—Meet-and-Greet with the honorees in the Senior Center.
  • 4-6 p.m.—Displays and activities centering around this year’s theme in the North Gym.
  • 4-6 p.m.—Classic Car and Bike Show in the east parking lot of the Legacy Center with overflow at the Lehi Library. Entry fee is $10. First 20 cars to pay the fee ride in the parade and have a reserved spot at the show. For more information, call 801-836-2594.

For more information on Lehi Heritage Day, call 801-768-1570

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