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Douglas Jason White

October 2, 1975 ~ April 2, 2018 (age 42)

Douglas Jason White died April 2, 2018 in Millcreek, Utah. Doug was born on October 2, 1975 in North Platte, Nebraska, where he was raised. He was the youngest child of Phil and Maxine White.  

Doug was an ironworker who apprenticed at the Ironworkers Local 751 in Anchorage, Alaska. He loved putting up steel structures of buildings and bridges. Doug worked on construction projects in Alaska, Antarctica, Australia, the Rockies and Midwest. He was proud to have traveled to every continent on earth.

Doug enjoyed scuba diving, rock climbing, hunting, and fishing. He reveled in being the "cool" uncle to his nephews and niece. Doug's fondest memories were with his high school and working buddies, and friends in AA. Anyone who met Doug instantly fell under the spell of his magnetic smile and generous sense of humor.

Doug is survived by his mother Maxine Chesnut White of North Platte, NE; brothers Phillip White (Susan Hurley), Birmingham, AL, Bradley "Jake" White (Rebel Roy Steiner), Los Angeles, CA; niece Madeleine White, Birmingham, AL; nephews P. Zachary White (Amber), Elkridge, UT; Blake White (Sarah) Cameron, NC, Kyle White, Salt Lake City, UT, and girlfriend Yami Mejia, Millcreek, UT. He is preceded in death by his father Phil White and sister Jennifer White, and both set of grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm Saturday, April 7th at Russon Mortuary,295 N. Main Street, Bountiful, Utah. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Doug's life.  Flowers can be sent to the mortuary. His ashes will be buried at Floral Lawns in North Platte, NE, at a later date. Visit

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