USS SLC...Enlisted Navy...Dell S. Ashworth, CM2c
Dell S. Ashworth passed away (date unknown)
Feb. 16th, 2003
Source of Information:
Newspaper [Herald-Mar. 27, 1977] Clipping from Salt Lake City, Utah found in SLC Memorabilia.
No Family Contact
Dell S. Ashworth of Provo, who operates his own architect firm in Provo, has been named in the
third edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World for 1976-77.
He was born in Salt Lake City in 1923, and married the former Bette Brailsford of Provo in
1946. She died on March 14, 1977.
Mr. Ashworth received his education in Salt Lake City. He attended BYU for three years and
later graduated with a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of California at
He served in the US Navy during WWII, where he was awarded several military ribbons and medals.
Since that time, he has served as director of both the Provo Industrial Development Corp. and
the Utah Valley Cultural Center Committee; as President of the Provo Chamber of Commerce in
1969; as chairman of many civic groups, and as past member of the American Institute of
Mr. Ashworth has held several positions in the LDS Church as well, including bishop, high
councilman, and stake chairman for a BYU fund raising drive.
He has been a practicing architect since 1949, a partner in Ashworth Architects from 1953 to
1971, a proprietor of TAG Architects and Engineers from 1971 to 1975, and owner of Dell S.
Ashworth and Associates since 1976.
In recent years, he has been a principal in the design of $50,000,000 worth of buildings,
including the Provo and Orem City centers, the Springville Art Gallery, the BYU Clinic Physics
Lab, the Valley Guest Nursing Home in Provo, and several local school and church buildings.
He has also been involved in land development in Salt lake City, Provo, Bountiful, and Eden,
located near Ogden.
Mr. Ashworth has been named to Who's Who in the West, to the Dictionary of International
Biography, the national Registrar of Prominent Americans, the Two Thousand Men of Achievement,
and the International Register of Profiles, World Edition, for 1977.
#1 in Carpenter Shop
Signed autograph book belonging to shipmate
Paul R. Van Huss, S1c
1973 SLC Reunion