Gloria Quiroga Peterson, 83, passed away on November 23, 2019 at Laurel Groves Assisted Living in Nephi, Utah. She was a resident of Oak City, Utah and Sandy, Utah. Gloria was born August 25, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas to Rogelio and Guadalupe Martinez Quiroga. She married William Dennis Peterson on September 1, 1990 in Socorro, New Mexico.
She worked as the Assistant to the Treasurer at the University of Utah for 15 years and in Socorro, New Mexico she worked for Honeywell, the District Attorneys Office and First State Bank.
Gloria enjoyed dancing, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with family.
Survived by her husband, Dennis; children, Graciela Cuellar, Carolina Morton, Geri (Bryan) Hoskins, Sterling (Kristi) Peterson, Tara Peterson and Carrie Peterson; grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Nancy (Richard) Garza, Olivia (Joe) Hernandez and Roy (Dora) Quiroga.
Preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Leticia Cuellar and brother, Raymond Aguilar.
A special thank you to Laurel Groves Assisted Living in Nephi, Utah for the excellent care they gave to Gloria.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the First Baptist Church, 777 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.
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