Farron Clark Losee was born June 30, 1910 at Panguitch, Utah to Warren E. and Mary Hatch Losee. He served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Air Force (Pacific Fleet). Dr. Losee was Dean of the School of Fine and Applied Arts at California State University-Los Angeles. In 1964, he was named as President of Dixie College and moved to St. George, Utah. After his retirement, he and his wife Faye moved to Hawaii. They established a mission for the LDS Church in Micronesia-Guam in 1979, where he served as President until 1983.