Matthew (Matt) Earl HoltFebruary 18, 1971 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 46)
South Jordan, Utah- Our beloved son, nephew, cousin and friend Matthew Earl Holt, age 46, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. Matthew was born on February 18, 1971 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Earl William Holt and Maxine Scroggin Holt. He grew up in South Jordan, Utah. Matthew graduated from Bingham High School with many lifelong friendships and memories. He received an Academic Letter and was named Miner of the Year. He graduated from Westminster College Summa Cum Laude in Psychology in 1993. While attending Westminster College, Matthew was an officer in Alpha Chi. After graduation, Matthew worked at the Children’s Center forever changing the lives of those he was able to help. Matthew loved working with people and managed several salons in the Draper area and then expanded to managing salons from Layton to St. George, Utah. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission at the Jordan River Temple. Matthew loved to travel, and anyone who was lucky enough to travel with Matt was lucky enough! He was loved by everyone – young and old – and everyone in between. Matthew loved to laugh, and though his life was plagued with constant medical concerns, his smile was quick, and he never let his body stop him! Matthew was generous and funny, witty and kind. He had an eye for fashion, a unique style, and Matthew LOVED to shop!
Survived by his parents, Earl and Maxine Holt. Preceded in death by grandparents: Alma and Helen Holt, Rosa and Jean Resch and Max Scroggin.
Viewing to be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Goff Mortuary (8090 S. State St., Midvale.) Funeral Services to be held Friday, April 21st at 11 AM at the LDS Chapel located at 1540 W. 10400 S., South Jordan with viewing beforehand from 9:45-10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. Interment, South Jordan City Cemetery.