He was 76.
Oakley became known as the "voice of Audio-Digest" until his
retirement in 1996. For his work, Oakley received in 1982 the American
Medical Assn.'s citation for Distinguished Service. In 1994, he received
the California Medical Assn.'s award for Distinguished Service and the
Brigham Young University Emeritus Club's Special Recognition Award.
Oakley was born on Oct. 1, 1924, in Provo, Utah. He received his
bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern
University in Chicago after serving in the Army during World War II.
Oakley is survived by his children, Bradford Oakley, Ellen Skomro and
Sara Prested; brother, Terry Oakley; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will start at 11 a.m. July 21 at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pasadena at 770 Sierra Madre Villa.