Peter Wayman Scholes
1941 ~ 2017

Peter Wayman Scholes, 76, of Alpine, Utah, passed away on August 30, 2017 at Utah Valley Hospital following complications from surgery to remove a brain tumor.

Pete was born in Logan, Utah on May 31, 1941. He grew up in American Fork, Utah where he had many friends and family. He played football, basketball, baseball, and ran track in high school. He was friendly and well-loved by his friends and classmates. Pete graduated from American Fork High School, where he served as Student Body President. He had the opportunity to attend several different universities on athletic scholarship, and ultimately, he chose to attend Brigham Young University. Pete served a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the California Mission. Upon his return, he continued his education, graduating from BYU. He loved everything BYU, and kept himself informed of his beloved BYU Cougar football team.

Pete met the love of his life at BYU, marrying Maryland Jacklin on December 19, 1963; they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple and were married 53 years. Pete worked as a Computer System Analyst and Sales Manager for several years. He was a hard worker, a friend to all, and showed kindness in all he did. He enjoyed all sports, including outdoor pursuits with his family, church ball, and racquetball. He followed all BYU sports and cheered for his Cougars at every opportunity. Pete was also active in the LDS church serving as Bishop twice, both at BYU and in his home ward in Orem, as a High Councilor, and in many other capacities.

Pete is survived by his wife, Maryland, his three daughters, Kimberly Littler (James), Kristin Arnold (Bradley), and Katy Hahne (Jared), his brother and two sisters, Harold Scholes (Theresa), Marilyn Bateman (Merrill), and Vickie Austin (Edwin), and his nine grandchildren, James, Alexis, Ellerie, Jacob, Isaac, Elijah, Alexander, Christian, and

Joshua, and other family and friends. Pete is preceded in death by his parents, Harold Burnham Scholes and Orale Wayman Scholes.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Fort Canyon LDS Chapel, 890 North Heritage Hills Drive, Alpine, Utah. Family and friends may call on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah, and again on Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the church prior to services. Interment will be at the Alpine City Cemetery.

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