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Carrol Jones Byrd

January 8, 1947 — May 28, 2022

 

Carrol Jones Byrd 

 

It is with great sadness that the family of Carrol Jones Byrd announce her passing on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the age of 75.  Carrol was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 8, 1947, and lived all her life on the Wasatch Front.

 

Carrol will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 19 years, Leslie Darwin Byrd, and her 8 children, Val Peterson and wife Lorri, Julane Henzler and husband Shannon, Marvin Peterson, and wife Jhen, Wayne Peterson and partner Tracy, Marilyn Darling, Daniel Peterson, and wife CarrolLee, Hans Peterson and wife Amanda, and Tina Adams and husband Raymond.  She was the proud grandma to 31 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. 

 

Carrol was a cherished daughter to Val (deceased) and Evelyn Jones and beloved sister of Valgean Raddon (deceased) and husband Bill, Beverly Graetz and husband Gary, Kathaleen Brock, Bruce Jones and wife Elaine, Vilate Fields and husband Jeff, and Deloris Halton and husband Ron.  Her extended family includes her first husband Bill Peterson (deceased), his mother Doris Wasden (deceased), and his sister Marva Braun.  She had numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

 

Carrol was an avid gardener and industrious quilter, knitter, crocheter, and seamstress.  She retired from Boise Cascade in 2012 with 20 years of service.

 

She was a faithful and devoted servant of our savior and Lord Jesus Christ and was a member of the LDS Church.  Carrol loved to help others including precious gifts of her time, crafts, and fresh produce from her garden.  She provided many homemade quilts to veterans and others in need.  She also served as a Den Leader for the Boy Scouts of America for 10 years.

 

Please join Carrol’s family in celebrating her life on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Layton Park Ward Chapel, 789 E. Wasatch Drive, Layton, Utah.  Friends may visit with family from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the service.

 

Interment, Lindquist's Memorial Park at Layton.

 

The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to Pancan.org for Pancreatic Cancer research in support of her son Daniel’s ongoing battle with the disease.

 

The family wishes to send a special thank you to the wonderful ER doctors and nurses at McKay Dee Hospital for their compassionate care.

 

 

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