Oral Histories

Dale & Donna Oviatt

Donna: b. 1929 - Dale: b.1929

Donna & Dale Oviatt

Donna: I don’t seem to have. No, I’ve had tests and there doesn’t seem to be any problem.

Q: You have seen quite a change in the development of health care in Moab. When you first came here was the Allen Memorial Hospital built?

Donna: No, You know where the gas company used to be downtown. The hospital was right across the street

Dale: It was right across the street from Williams dentist office, where that big hotel on First West and Center Street is now is where the old hospital used to be.

Donna: We had one doctor, Dr. Allen.

Q: Were your children born here?

Donna: No, I didn’t have any born here in Moab. There was one born in Wyoming and one born in Colorado and one born in Dragerton, Utah, while we were working at the coal mines up there.

Q: Is there any funny story about anything going on?

Donna: He doesn’t know any clean ones. (laughs)

Q: We need one we can put on paper?

Dale: I better not indulge in those funny stories.

Well, we will conclude this session February 7, 2006. Thank you very much.

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