Jessie Gardiner

Canyon Parks Mourns Loss of Winter Specialist

When Kim Francom remembered Jessie Gardiner, the image of how they met rang crystal clear. Some 25 years ago, Gardiner had appeared on horseback, riding down a road in Park City, Utah. At the time, Francom had an adaptive horse-riding program in the area, and Gardiner immediately volunteered her services. Twenty years later, Francom needed a winter specialist as the Canyon Parks supervisor in Springville, Utah. He had made a point to keep in touch...