Alice’s Story in Her Own Words
We are fortunate that Alice wrote her own life story.
I [Alice Christine Eggleston Richard Tourigny] was born Nov. 20, 1914 in Grovont Wyoming. Grovont is east of Jackson Hole and at the feet of the Grand Teton Mountains.
Alice as a baby
Alice was born on Mormon Row and was still a child when they moved to Eden. She went to school in Eden and Huntsville and graduated from Weber High School in Ogden. She was a good student and made many lasting friends. As a young lady she babysat for several families. Because our mother was not in good health after I was born Alice did a lot of raising me and we were very close. A friend of hers moved to California and invited her to come down there and be a nanny for a family. She thought that would be interesting, so she went to California. While there she enjoyed many things including dancing. Continue reading