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Marian Copier Mallory

01/08/1950 - 04/28/2019

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Marian Copier Mallory—Devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2019, surrounded by her adoring family. She fought a valiant fight against cancer for many years.  She was an amazingly strong woman who rarely complained and wanted to continue to fight as long as she could.

Marian was born on January 8, 1950 to Floris and Eva Copier. She married her sweetheart, Michael Mallory, on February 16, 1973 in the Salt Lake Temple. They raised five beautiful children together.

She enjoyed every minute she spent on vacations and get togethers with her family. She adored playtime with her three beautiful grandchildren who brought so much joy to her life. She was an avid reader, a talented seamstress, and loved to cook meals for her family. She was the consummate homemaker. She loved animals, especially her four grand puppies.

Marian loved her Savior, Jesus Christ, and was very close to Him. She cherished her time studying the gospel. Her scriptures were always by her side. She served in many callings for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over the years, and enjoyed being able to be with the youth when her children were part of the Young Men’s and Young Women’s programs.

Marian will be missed but never forgotten.

Marian is survived by her husband, Michael; her children, Lisa DeKarver (Eric), Jared Mallory (Jaclyn), Trisha Mallory, Trent Mallory (Anne), and Brandon Mallory; grandchildren, Ethan, Ella, and June Mallory; her mother, Eva Copier; six brothers and two sisters; and many extended family members.

Preceded in death by father, Floris Copier; brother, John Copier; sister-in-law, Muriel Copier; father-in- law, Frank Mallory; and mother-in-law, Hazel Mallory.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Gregory J. Litton, the staff at Utah Cancer Specialists, and the Oncology Department at IMC for their service and care.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 12:00 pm at the Pepperwood Chapel at 2195 East Pepperwood Drive, Sandy, Utah. A viewing will be held Friday, May 3rd, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens at 1950 East Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S.), Sandy, Utah. Another viewing will be held from 11:00-11:45 am prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens.

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  • We are so sorry to hear about Marion. Our prayers and love are with you.

    — Dean & Lil Christensen
  • Cousin Michael ,
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your sweetheart. I know that Marion battled for years to stay at your side and with your children and grandchildren. I hope you will find peace and comfort at this time. Know that you will be in my prayers.

    — Sherie Christensen Cox
  • Marian loved her family. She’ll certainly be missed. Her memory and love lives on through her family and friends. Prayers and condolences to you all. I’m so sorry for your loss.

    — Taunya Escalante Beltran

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