Alvin Hansen was born on 15 October 1934.
He worked for Anaconda Copper Co. for 10 years,
and then for Geneva Steel. He retired
from Geneva in 1992, after 20 years there.
He enjoyed fishing and camping with his wife
and their 13 children.
He died from a heart attack (due to cancer)
while on a fishing trip in Loa, Utah,
on 1 September 2001.
He is buried in Goshen, Utah.