In Memory

Sandra Mason (Allen)

Sandra Mason (Allen)

Sandy died 05/29/15.  She lived in Ogden, UT.  Sandy loved the rodeo.   In 1956 she was the Rodeo Queen for the Napa Stampede.  She helped start the Las Vegas Women’s Pro-Rodeo Circuit, along with the Idaho Girl’s Rodeo Association.  She competed in the Miss Idaho contest in 1957.  She married her first husband, Dwight Odermott, in 1960; they divorced in 1963.  She married Robert Allen in 1964.  They moved to Echo Canyon and began working at the Echo Information Center in 1989.  Sandy became a historian on Echo Canyon, knowing all about the Pony Express and Mormon Trail.  She was recognized for helping with the writing of the book “Pathway to Glory: The Pont Express and Stage Stations in Utah”.  Sandy retired after 19 years as a Manager for the Utah Travel Council at the Echo Information Center which was #1 in the U.S. for information and cleanliness.  She is survived by two sons, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband.