Sandy, Utah - Steven Tucker Brewster passed away peacefully on September 19, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Steven was born on September 18, 1958 in Salt Lake City to Robert Sheldon and Juanita LeMar Tucker Brewster. Following graduation from Olympus High School, he served a mission to Norway for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He said he “won the prize” when he married Wendy Wallace in the Salt Lake Temple on September 2, 1981. Together they have six children, who are their greatest joy. He graduated from the University of Utah with a BS in Civil Engineering, leading to a 33-year career in waste and water treatment at WesTech Engineering. He valued education and returned to the University of Utah, receiving an EMBA in 2008. He then became CEO of WesTech where he led with enthusiasm, passion, and integrity.
Steve served as a bishop, in young men’s presidencies, and as a scoutmaster, where he helped over 50 young men achieve Eagle Scout rank. He loved the youth and they loved him!
He is survived by his best friend and wife Wendy, and their six children; Heidi (Jim Webster), James (Annie Fogg), Nathan, Ryan, Mark (currently serving in the Mexico Ciudad Juarez Mission) and Sarah, his three grandchildren Julie, Blake, and Liza Rose. He is also survived by his father Robert (Donna), sister Susan (Craig Lambson), and brother Clark. He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita LeMar.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 23 at 11:00am at the Sandy Granite Stake Center 2535 E. Newcastle Dr. (8890 S.) in Sandy. A viewing will be held at the Sandy Granite Stake Center on Sunday, September 22 from 6:00-8:30pm and the day of the service from 9:30-10:30am. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you honor Steve by doing an act of service for someone in need.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to all friends and family who have been so supportive during his three-year battle with cancer.
As a husband, father, and friend he will be remembered for his incredible zest for everything in life, for his generosity, and compassion.