Amy Elizabeth Larsen Benson, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, passed away Sunday, Aug. 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 Feb. 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, Aug. 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the LDS Church at 11777 S. Willow Wood Dr., Draper, Utah, with a viewing prior to the service at 10 a.m. A viewing will also be held Friday, Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at the same location. Interment will be in the Sandy City Cemetery at 700 E. 9000 South.