Brain disease claims economist Thredgold

Former Zions Bank economist Jeff Thredgold fought hard against a degenerative brain disease diagnosed at way too young an age. But the cruel neurological disease akin to Alzheimer’s took its course Saturday at Thredgold’s home in Farmington. He died at age 66. His efforts to combat the disease will go on, however. Thredgold donated his brain to University of Utah Hospital to support research into frontal temporal degeneration. “Jeff Thredgold successfully brought the dismal science of economics ...

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