Rex Cardon Bickmore, born Jan. 30,1944, in Ogden, Utah, passed away in his Steamburg, N.Y., home on April 6, 2020, after a difficult battle against Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cancer. He was 76. Throughout his life Rex was committed to the performing arts, especially dance.
Raised in Utah, Rex was the son of Caroline Cardon Bickmore and Reed Orgill Bickmore. His paternal grandparents were Leah Orgill Bickmore and Ellery M. Bickmore and maternal grandparents were Ada Diantha Pierce Cardon and Louis Leander Cardon.
As an adolescent, Rex’s family moved from Ogden to Salt Lake City and during his junior and high school years, Rex developed a passion for dance. He started with tap lessons, moved on to modern dance lessons in high school, and at 16, started