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Dallas M. Davis

Dallas Davis On the morning of December 26, 2016, Dallas Davis of Green River, WY passed away at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT after a sudden illness, at 23 years-old. Dallas was born in Helena, MT December 6, 1993 and was the oldest child of Dave and Kelly Davis. In 2007 Dallas and her family moved to Green River, WY where Dallas later graduated in 2012 with high honors. From there, she went on to attend school at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. After her first year with a photo journalism major, she decided to change it to history education with a geography minor. She stayed on track with a history education degree and was set to student teach this upcoming spring semester and then graduate in May 2017. In the time that she was in Green River and Missoula, Dallas met many friends and impacted many people’s lives in the activities in which she participated. Her interests included music, movies, reading, art and swing dancing. She also spent many years figure skating and being involved in the Sweetwater Figure Skating Club, as well as bowling. She is survived by parents, Dave and Kelly Davis of Green River, WY; younger siblings, Nicole, Dillon, and Amanda Davis; grandparents Al and Joan Sampson of Ronan, MT and Deborah and Ken Quitt of Superior, MT; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Dr. in Green River, WY. Arrangements under the direction of Fox Funeral Home, Rock Springs.

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To the family and friends of Dallas, I am a professor in the History Department at the University of Montana. Dallas took my colonial Latin American history class a few years ago. She was a bright and hard-working student and a delight to have in class. I'm sure she would have been a wonderful teacher. I am so very sorry for your tragic loss. As a mother, I cannot imagine what you are going through. I wish you all the best. Jody

Jody Pavilack Jan 10 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy for your family. I will pray for your comfort and peace. So very sorry.

Michele Wilhelm Pearson Jan 10 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Davis, My name is Maygan Lenz and I am the Assistant Director in the Office of Field Experiences at the University of Montana. I am the person in charge of field placements, as well as securing student teaching placements. Over the past few semesters I was able to get to know your daughter as she worked to complete her teaching degree. Dallas was a very kind young lady and always had a smile on her face. I can't imagine what you are going through at this time. I just want to let you know that my thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. Dallas will be missed by all. Sincerely, Maygan Lenz

Maygan Lenz Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear about Dallas. Dallas spent last semester in my classroom at C.S. Porter in Missoula. The kids loved her! She would make Social Studies content fun and interesting. We had some good visits. She was so proud of her family and so ready and excited to be home for her student teaching. My heart hurts for all of you. Sincerely, Terry Jarvis

Terry Jarvis Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for your loss. Dallas was always an inspiring inspiration at the University of Montana. She will be missed. Charles Kuehl

Charles Kuehl Jan 5 2017 12:00 AM

My heart aches for you and your family during this difficult time. May your memories of Dallas comfort you. I am deeply saddened about her passing. Dave Wilhelm

Dave Wilhelm Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

We are heartbroken. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Gina Pacheco Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM