Cecile Schmutz Terry, age 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep in Palo Alto, California, on November 25, 2010. Cecile was born in New Harmony, Utah, on March 7, 1920, to Andrew Schmutz and Cecil Taylor. She attended Dixie Junior College in St. George and graduated from the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, earning a degree as a Registered Nurse. She was the Covered Wagon Days (now Days of '47) Queen in Salt Lake City in 1942 and worked as a flight attendant for United Airlines during World War II. She married U.S. Navy Lieutenant Donald Morgan Terry at "The Little Church Around the Corner" in New York City on June 23, 1944. After the war Cecile and her husband moved to San Francisco, California, then settled in Palo Alto, which became her permanent home. Cecile worked for many years as a geriatric nurse at The Sequoias retirement community in Portola Valley, California. She served in various roles in the Palo Alto First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was an active member of the local chapter of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Cecile had a passion for education, travel, music, golf, and family history. She was a devoted mother who took great pride in her children and grandchildren.Cecile is survived by her brother, Gardner Schmutz, two children, Donald Terry and Teresa Judd, four grandchildren, David Terry, Rachel Terry, Rebekah Stay, and Sarah Porter, and three great-grandchildren, Kathryn Terry, James Stay, and Clara Terry. Another grandson, Jeremy Price, preceded her in death. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 pm on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at the New Harmony Cemetery, followed by burial alongside her parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. Interment will be under the direction of the Southern Utah Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011?Washington, DC 20090-6011, or via the website www.alz.org, or by calling 1.800.272.3900.