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Hyde Park Mayor Dies Of Cancer at 62

Sharidean Flint, Hyde Park City’s first female mayor, died Tuesday after battling brain cancer. She was 62 years old.The city announced her death on Facebook Wednesday. The North Park Police Department said Hyde Park is grateful for “her guidance and genuine passion to serve others” and that she loved connecting with the people she came in contact with.


During Flint’s time in office, a few of her accomplishments include overseeing the development of 600 South Road and improving the water system with a new reservoir and water lines, according to the Facebook post. 


She was also a strong advocate of the police department. Her family requests that instead of flowers, people donate to the North Park Police Department.

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!