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 Shay Sterling Baxendale

Shay Sterling Baxendale

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 30 Jul 1990 (aged 12)
Echo, Summit County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 36593 · View Source
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Shay Sterling Baxendale, age 12, went to live with his Heavenly Father and Jesus, along with his dad, July 30, 1990, as a result of a tragic boating accident at Echo Reservoir.

Shay was a joyfully welcomed into this earthly life March 11, 1978, in Salt Lake City, as a much loved and desired son of James A. and Judy Swensen Baxendale.

Shay completed Parkside Elementary and was looking forward to entering Hillcrest Jr. High. He also served as a deacon in the Murray 12th Ward and was a devoted member of the LDS Church.

Shay was an exceptional young man, who possessed a quiet, loving, sensitive, compassionate, sweet spirit. He showed more love and caring for others than most children his age. He was especially close to his mother and always concerned about her. Shay loved doing anything with his family.

Shay will be deeply loved and always missed by his family and all who knew him. He made the world a better place.

Shay is survived by his mother; brother, Trent; sister, Shaury; Trent's wife, Traci; grandparents, Sterling and Ethel Swensen, all of Murray; Claudia Baxendale; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Shay was preceded in death by an adoring sister, Stacy.

Funeral Services Thursday, August 9, 1 p.m. in the Murray 12th Ward, 363 East Vine Street, where friends may call one hour prior to services, and Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Make A Wish Foundation or Hemophillia Foundation.

Source- Deseret News Tuesday, August 7, 1990 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36593
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Shay Sterling Baxendale (11 Mar 1978–30 Jul 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36593, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .