September 22, 1953 - October 7, 2020
Cora McQuiston McCurdy 1953 - 2020 Cora McQuiston McCurdy, age 67, left this world peacefully October 7, 2020. She was born September 22, 1953 to her parents Ruth Foster Phelps and Irvine Homer McQuiston in Salt Lake City, UT. She graduated from West High School in 1972 and attended Utah State University on a scholarship. She married at age 23 Gerlald Larry McCurdy and had four children; Zina, Sally, Holly and Hope. Cora was a delight to be near. She was extraordinarily considerate and kind to others. She was devout to her community. Cora was a talented musician specializing in acoustic guitar, harmonica, and clarinet as well as her melodious singing voice. She loved the gospel, theology and genealogy and studied fervently during her years. She had a sharp photographic memory and was able to memorize pages in books. Cora could recite any scripture just on a simple request almost word for word. Cora was always concerned about her girls and worked hard to take care of them. She loved her girls and her grandchildren very much. Cora’s endurance of her many physical and mental challenges was amazing and a great example to all who knew her. Cora is survived by her daughters Zina Trimble, Nine Mill Falls, WA, Sally Cook, Payson, UT and Hope McCurdy, Salt Lake, UT and 7 Grandchildren and one Great Granddaughter, and her 3 sisters Ruth Harmon, Donna Overdon and Joy Jacobson. She is preceded in death by her daughter Holly, her parents Ruth and Irvine McQuiston , her sister Bertha Fay McQuiston and her brother Irvin McQuiston. We would like to thank her kind CNA’s at Lake Ridge, her wonderful Nurses Laura and Jamie and aid Gin Silby from Home Health Watch, her Doctors Dr Holland and PA Paige Kimball, the fantastic staff in the ER at Timpanogos Regional Medical Center especially Stephanie, Julie and Steve the nurses. The services will be Monday October 12, 2020 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel at 1125 W 300 South, Lehi, UT. Viewing at 12:30 to 1:15 for anyone who would like to come, please social distance and wear a mask. The funeral by invite only based on Covid restrictions. Interment to follow at the Payson City Cemetery at 3:00.
Cora McQuiston McCurdy 1953 - 2020 Cora McQuiston McCurdy, age 67, left this world peacefully October 7, 2020. She was born September 22, 1953 to her parents Ruth Foster Phelps and Irvine Homer McQuiston in Salt Lake City, UT. She graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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Cora McQuiston McCurdy
1953 - 2020
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