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Debra Turrell

August 2, 1962 — September 6, 2017

Debra Turrell
08.02.1962 - 9.6.2017

Debra Turrell, our loving mother, grandmother, sister and daughter, 55, unexpectedly but peacefully passed away at home on September 6th 2017. Debra was born August 2nd 1962 in Salt Lake City, Utah to her loving parents Robert and Gay Ann Rasmussen.

Debra is survived by her three vibrant children, Jared Rasmussen, Taylor Turrell, Tessa Turrell.  She is also survived by her lovely daughter-in-law, Tristin Rasmussen; her growing grandchildren, Keene and Theo Rasmussen; her loving parents, Robert and Gay Ann Rasmussen; her caring sisters, Cindy Condie, Jana Little, and Leslie Merrell; along with countless other family and friends.

Debra was lucky to live in many unique and beautiful places throughout Utah and California. Debra’s talents were many; however, her greatest strength was her ability to show kindness and compassion to others and served many people throughout her life. She enjoyed collecting antiques and unique knick knacks and happily displayed them for all to see.  For the last couple years, she worked as a manager at Deseret Industries, and was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Debra had a fantastic sense of humor and found strength in overcoming many difficult and unique obstacles throughout her life.  She enjoyed spending quality time with her family, watching her favorite shows and reading books.  She cherished being a mother and a grandmother, it brought her true joy to be with her family.

Debra blessed our lives in a multitude of ways and will be deeply missed by family, friends, and all who knew her.

Flowers, donations and condolences can may be offered Saturday, September 9th 2017 from 12-2 p.m. at Cannon Mortuary 2460 E. Bengal Blvd. (7600 S. Salt Lake City, Utah).  Interment Mountain View Memorial Estates.

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