Amy Elizabeth Larsen Benson, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, passed away August 5, 2018. She was born July 8, 1975 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mike and Deanna Larsen. Amy grew up in Sandy, Utah and attended Alta High School. She graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in Sociology and Spanish. Amy and Ryan Benson were married on May 1, 2002 and were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on February 14, 2012.
Amy worked for the Unified Police Department for nearly 18 years and was most recently a Records Supervisor in the Technical Services Division. She loved her work family.
Amy had a heart of gold and was always doing something nice for someone. She put the needs of others above her own. She loved spending time with her dogs Mindy, Molly, Sadie, and Dexter. She also loved her childhood dog Peaches and all other animals including snakes. Amy and Ryan enjoyed dirt bike riding, hunting, camping, golfing, and trap shooting together.
Amy is loved and survived by her husband Ryan, parents Mike and Deanna Larsen, sister Joni (Brock) Marshall, brother David (Julie) Larsen, parents-in-law Robert and Cindy Benson, sisters-in-law Jamie and Tabby Benson, and seven nieces and nephews.
In honor of Amy, please do something nice for someone.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:00 am at the LDS Church at 11777 S. Willow Wood Dr., Draper, Utah with a viewing prior to the service at 10:00 am. A viewing will also be held Friday, August 10 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the same location. Interment will be in the Sandy City Cemetery at 700 East 9000 South.