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S A SCOUTMASTER, FATHER, CUBMASTER AND bishop, John was always keenly interested in the growth and development of the young people with whom he was acquainted. Therefore, it was no surprise that one of h e great delights of his life was his grandchildren. He took movies of trips home from the hospital with newborn babies, and flew to New York and California to visit the grandchildren born out of state. As they grew into the toddler stage, their grandpa was a constant source of entertainment, giving a "horsey ride" on his bouncing foot, pulling pennies and chocolate eggs out of their ears, making an endless number of faces and wiggling his ears for them. As soon as the grandkids could talk well, he began teaching them the names of plants, flowers and insects found in the yard. The older grandchildren had the special experience of working with Grandpa in the shop and the garden. Among other memories, they recall learning from him how to hammer a nail in straight, how to use a flat pencil like a real carpenter, how to saw a board, how to plant and cultivate flowers, and how to properly care for indoor plants. O course, the best part of gardening with Grandpa was a wheelf