Olene Smith Walker


Age: 85

the first and only female governor of Utah from 2003 to 2005 who prioritized education and later established an institute to help students pursue public service careers, who was lieutenant governor for 11 years and became governor when Gov. Mike Leavitt left in 2003 to head the Environmental Protection Agency under President George W. Bush.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: November 15, 1930

Died: November 28, 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah