Don Jay McNaughtan, 67, passed away quietly Feb. 4, 2017 after multiple complications from diabetes, heart disease, and kidney failure. Don was born Jan. 4, 1950 to Jay C and Nina Faye (Coleman) McNaughtan in Heber City, Utah. He was the youngest of six children. He enjoyed spending time with his siblings telling stories. Early in his career, Don served as an officer in the U.S. Army. Teaching was his true passion. He taught history and alternative education for 33 years at Wasatch Middle School and East High School collectively. Don was an avid reader, especially historical fiction and non-fiction alike. He enjoyed traveling and made the most of his season tickets to the Utah Symphony and Utah Festival Opera. Don is survived by his beloved wife, Diane (Fehr) of Tooele, Utah as well as his children Elizabeth (John) Paul, Melissa (Daniel) Terry, Erik (Aubry) McNaughtan, Russell Fetherston, Eric Fetherston, Micah Fetherston, Marie (Larry) Denson, and Sean Fetherston, 14 grandchildren, and sisters, Janet (Max) Lemon and Nina Grover. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, William J McNaughtan, and sisters, Mary Fitzgerald and Ann Neville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. with a viewing (closed casket) from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Tooele 7th Ward building, 1020 W. Utah Ave., Tooele, Utah. Interment will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Heber City Cemetery, 700 N. 550 E., Heber City, Utah.\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Don Jay McNaughtan please visit our Sympathy Store.