Carolyn LaRae Pearson Peterson
01/17/1953 - 11/30/2019
Carolyn LaRae Pearson Peterson went to join her husband in our Heavenly Fathers arms on November 30, 2019. LaRae was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 17, 1953 to Earl M. Pearson and Ada L. Thayer Pearson.
LaRae graduated from Granger High School in 1971 and then went on to attend Snow College before leaving to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Los Angeles, California area. While serving on her mission, she met her eternal companion Morgan A. Peterson. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in 1975. They had 2 sons that they were both very proud of, Randy and Scott. She had one amazing granddaughter named Cadence. She was her pride and joy as well as her reason for living. Later, Randy married and she gained two grown granddaughters Nikki and Tasha.
LaRae worked for many years as a store manager for Kitchen Collection, Inc. in the Draper Outlet Mall as well as the Tanger Outlet Mall. She was able to retire and spend quality time with her granddaughter. She was proud to be called Mom by Brian Spahr, Aaron Owen, and Daniel Souza.
LaRae is survived by her sons, Randy M. (Joy) Peterson, Scott A. (Amy) Peterson, granddaughters Cadence Mae Peterson, Nichole Higbee and Natasha Higbee, brothers Benjamin Pearson and Russell L. Pearson, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and her brother Michael D. Pearson.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 South), Sandy, Utah. Viewings will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. and prior to the funeral services from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A luncheon will be held after the funeral services at The Gardens Ward, 4252 South Bennion Road, Taylorsville, Utah. In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to a charity of your choice.