In Memoriam: Officer Gustave ‘Gus’ Lund

Officer Gustave “Gus” Lund was killed in the line of duty August 25, 1924.

Officer Lund died after being struck by a truck in the intersection of 1100 East and 2100 South. The 61-year-old victim was directing noontime traffic when he stepped between the truck and a trailer it was towing. He died instantly.

Officer Lund was married and the father of ten children. He is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

If you have memories or photos of Officer Lund to share, please email or call (801) 799-3340.