In memory of
Olgie Segar
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In memory of
Olgie Segar
Olgie Segar Washington City Olgie Mary Segar, 91, passed away on October 17, 2016. She was born January 25, 1925 in Trinidad, Colorado to Frank Udovich and Antonia Hrvatin. Olgie and her parents moved to Tacoma, Washington when she was only six months of age. She attended schools in Tacoma and graduated in 1943. She moved to San Francisco, California in 1945 and was employed by General Mills as an Executive Secretary. In 1951 she moved to Los Angeles, California and was employed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as an Executive Secretary and was promoted to the position of Administrative Secretary to the Executive Director. She was involved during her 18 years with Academy in the production of the Academy Awards (Oscar Telecast) as well as working with many motion picture personalities and craftsmen in the film industry. She met, and married, her husband, Joe Segar, in 1954 and they retired to Salina, Utah in 1968. In Salina, she became actively involved in the community as Secretary-Treasurer of the Salina Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the North Sevier Red Cross Chapter, Charter member and Charter Treasurer of the Richfield Ladies of Elks and was the Democratic Campaign Manager during the General Election in 1973 which resulted in a historic landslide election of all Democratic candidates. She was responsible for raising funds to purchase wheelchairs, crutches, etc., and set up the Salina Red Cross "Operation Help" Center in the years 1971 to 1975. She worked with the LDS Relief Society assisting in the food and flowers for funerals even though she belonged to the Catholic Church. Olgie lived in Washington City, Utah since 1985. She was an advocate for Victims of Domestic Violence and was on call several days a month to respond to domestic crisis events when notified by the St. George Police Department. She donated time with the Dove Center on a weekly basis. She was also active with the St. George Catholic Church volunteering at the Thrift Store and assisting with other activities. She was an Eucharistic Minister. She was always ready and willing to give assistance to anyone in their time of need. She felt that all of us are placed on this earth to help each other. She had no children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe and step-son, Joe, Jr. She is survived by a nephew, David Montgomery, Santa Cruz, California; niece, Denice Carter in Lincoln, California; and grand-nephews: Gregory and Kellen Carter. A Catholic Mass will be held Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. George Catholic Church, 259 W. 200 North, St. George, Utah. A Rosary will be held at the church prior to Mass at 9:30 a.m.Interment will be in the Washington City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit our website .
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