Jeffrey R. Morrow 1956 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Jeffrey Robert Morrow, 55, passed away at his Salt Lake City home, May 25, 2011, after a valiant two year battle with braincancer. Born January 20, 1956 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Charlotte and Robert E. Morrow. Attended Highland High School, BYU, and received a BS in Finance from the University of Utah. Jeff was a devoted member of the LDS Church and served a mission in Rochester, NY. He married Terri Gunn Morrow, whom he loved and honored his entire life, on September 1, 1977 in the Salt Lake Temple. Jeff attended Northwestern University and received an MBA. He worked for the FSLIC, Dean Witter and Coldwell Banker. His real passion was working alongside his wife to help people find the perfect home to raise their families. Jeff was active in Rotary and local politics. Jeff served in various LDS Church capacities as a bishop, High Council Member, and Mission President of the NYNY South Mission from 2003-2006. He stressed to his missionaries the importance of making and keeping covenants which he did throughout his mortal life. Jeff loved people and never forgot a name. He will always be remembered for his enthusiasm and love for life. He is survived by his parents, Charlotte and Robert Morrow; loving wife, Terri; children, Russell Morrow and Jessica Gardner (John); and his adoring grandchildren, Jayne and Reagan Morrow, and Elizabeth, Thomas, and Ryan Gardner. He is also survived by brothers, Gregg (Sue), Dave (Francine), Dan (Amy), Rob; sisters, Lynn Somol, Joy (Gordon) Buddell, Jan (Frank) Barney, and many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held in his honor Tuesday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South. A funeral will be held the following day, Wednesday, June 1, at 11:00 a.m. with a viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 South Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the LDS General Missionary Fund. On-line condolences www.larkincares.com.