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Obituary: ELSWOOD, MARTHA

Published: Sunday, Dec. 28 2014 4:09 a.m. MST

Martha (Marty) Marie Christensen Elswood 1942 ~ 2011

Marty lived in the Granite/Sandy area for 38 years. Marty left her family after succumbing to rapid advancement of Pulmonary Fibrosis of an unknown cause. The daughter of the late John A. Christensen and Marie B. Christensen of Holladay, Utah. She is survived by her spouse: Robert, her daughters: Jaime, Heather, and Melinda, and her brothers: Jack and Bill Christensen. Marty had six grandchildren: Brenan, Tyler, Jesse, Saxon, Avery and Cooper. Marty was a graduate from the University of Utah, a member of both the Utah Music Teachers Association and the Utah Federation of Music Clubs since 1987. She was a member of the LDS Church and she was married in the Salt Lake Temple in 1966. Marty was exceptionally creative, loved music and art, and taught piano for 40 years. She will be remembered for how deeply she cared for those around her. Marty had a wonderful smile and a fun-loving personality. She was an amazing person and adored her family and grandchildren. She will be deeply missed. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 24th, 12:30 p.m. with a viewing at 10:30 a.m., at the LDS Chapel, 2675 E. Mount Jordan Road, Sandy, Utah.