Providence City Council member Jeff Baldwin dies

Jeff Baldwin. Photo courtesy USU.edu

PROVIDENCE, Utah — Providence City Council member, Jeff Baldwin, died late Wednesday evening after a battle with leukemia.

Providence City confirmed his death Thursday afternoon.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family,” the city stated, “Jeff cared deeply about his family, his community, and people in general. He will be missed.”

Providence Mayor John Drew said Baldwin, who has been battling leukemia, came to work Tuesday and told them he was handing in his resignation and that doctors had given him only 10 days to live.

Jeff was an instructor in the aviation maintenance program at Utah State University, his alma mater, with an extensive background in aviation and aerospace engineering.