HUNTINGTON, Utah — It almost went unnoticed five months ago when the $28 million Desertview Federal Credit Union with a little industry help quietly put together a special $58,000 fund-raiser for the families of the Crandall Mine disaster in this central Utah town of 2,200.

As the media over the New Year’s weekend marked Utah’s top story of the year it became known that Desertview organized a hugely successful Sept. 15 country/rock concert in the very junior high school where the grieving families heard the news Aug. 6 of six miners being trapped. Later three more miners died trying to rescue them.

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