Austin Seth Puerto, age 27, passed away on May 16, 2020 in Magna, Utah. He was born on April 16, 1993 in South Jordan, Utah to Harv and LeeAnn Puerto.

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Austin loved basketball, camping, concerts, spending time with his family and friends. He especially loved the time he spent with his nieces and nephew who absolutely adored him. He loved being around people and made friends everywhere he went.

Austin is survived by his parents: Harv Puerto and LeeAnn Puerto. Sisters: Chandi Puerto Redmon, Jadiee Hernandez. Nephews: Isaac Jordan, Isais. Nieces: Ainsley, Lilly, Aryiah. And most importantly, his beloved Gramma Nita Thomas.

He is preceded in death by his uncle: Todd Elsbury, and grandparents: Grandpa Frank, and Rafael and Angelica Puerto.

A Celebration of Life will be held in Austin’s honor on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Memorial Murray Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, Utah 84121.

Due to the landscape of COVID-19, all gatherings are limited to no more than 50 people in the building at the same time. Memorial Mortuaries will be monitoring the amount of people inside, but all are welcome. To participate from your own home via live stream, instructions are below.


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Services Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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May 19, 2020

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Happy 29th birthday kiddo.. 🎈🎈🎈I hope your having a wonderful day up in heaven or were ever you’re at.. love ya Sandy

Sandy & Preston Apr 16, 2022

Thinking about you today…. Your birthday is coming up… Love ya kiddo and miss ya lots…. Sandy

Sandy & Preston Apr 08, 2022

Your birthday is coming up Austin… I sure miss you…. I hope your doing good… please watch over us….

Sandy & Preston Mar 11, 2022

Thinking about you today.. I sure miss you…


Sandy & Preston Feb 11, 2022

Hi Kiddo,

Thinking about you this morning... Austin, I miss you so much.. I think about you day and night, I'm sure you already know... It's been almost two years, it still hurts... We all struggle with your passing... it still bring tears to my eyes when we talk about you... Love you Austin Sandy

Sandy & Preston Jan 21, 2022

Happy new year… thinking about you Austin. Miss you so much… love ya kiddo. Sandy

Sandy Jan 01, 2022

Merry Christmas Austin… love ya kiddo

Sandy Dec 24, 2021

Hi Austin,

It’s almost thanksgiving… this will be the second thanksgiving without you.. I’m going to miss not seeing you… my heart still hurts and still have a hard time processing you not being here.. I think about you often… I miss you so much.. love ya kiddo

Sandy & Preston Nov 19, 2021

I miss you so much Austin…. Why did you have to leave this place? Always thinking about you.. love ya kiddo

Sandy & Preston Sep 09, 2021

Thinking about you kiddo… I’m still having a hard time with excepting that your gone… we all miss you

Sandy Aug 17, 2021

Hi kiddo…

Thinking about you…. My heart hurts every day knowing I can’t see you or give you a hug… I still can’t say your name without tears falling down my face…. I miss you and Cyrus all the time…

Sandy & Preston Jul 22, 2021

Thinking about you today… I hope your having fun wherever you’re at.. I miss you so much….

Sandy & Preston Jul 02, 2021

I miss you kiddo...

Sandy & Preston Jun 03, 2021

Hi kiddo...

Happy birthday!!! I hope wherever your at, you have a wonderful day on your birthday... as always I’m thinking about you.. please will you and Cyrus watch over us all... I love you Austin..

Sandy & Preston Apr 16, 2021

Austin... it’s almost your birthday in two more days.. gosh I miss you and can’t believe your not here. It’s been almost a year since you passed.. my heart is still so heavy... it’s still hard to say your name without crying. I hope you and Cyrus are looking down watching over us. I love you and miss you so much kiddo... I feel you around me some times.

Sandy & Preston Apr 14, 2021

Your birthday is coming up.. wow you and Alix will be 28 years old... please Austin watch over Alix... please guide him in the right direction... I’m sure you see what he is doing... please don’t let him lose everything because he is not being smart right now... I miss you so much... love you Sandy

Sandy & Preston Mar 31, 2021

I miss you Austin.. there is not a day that goes by that I don’t think about you and Cyrus.. I love you kiddo, I hope your in a good place..

Sandy & Preston Feb 10, 2021

Thinking about you today kiddo... I hope your doing well wherever your at... love ya

Sandy & Preston Jan 29, 2021

Its new years eve.., I sure wish you were here to celebrate with us.. Love ya kid

Sandy & Preston Dec 31, 2020

Hi kiddo....

Thinking about you... I still can’t believe your gone... my heart hurts when I think about you and the tears fall... love you Austin..

Sandy & Preston Dec 30, 2020

Hi Austin...

Its Christmas eve.. Thinking about you and how much I miss your face... Merry Christmas kiddo... Sandy

Sandy & Preston Dec 24, 2020

Hi kiddo...

Going through pictures and your keep coming up... just want to say I miss you so much... it’s hard when I look at Alix and see that he hurts because he misses you like crazy..

Sandy & Preston Nov 11, 2020

Hi Austin....

I miss you so much kiddo... I always look at your pictures and watch videos... I love and miss you.. every day when I think of you my heart hurts.. I can’t wait to see you again...

Sandy & Preston Oct 29, 2020

Thinking about you today kiddo.. I hope your good... Love ya

Sandy & Preston Sep 10, 2020

Austin I will never forget the first time you're father introduced you to me you were and are t a beautifu " soul." your had an awesome smile and laugh like you're father....who became my

" cuz Harv" who carrie'sso much affection and a big heart like you.

I'm so blessed to have met you and spent time with you in Portobello mansion with you're father............I will miss you and will see your smile looking down at us when I get together with your father, Harv which is often we shall salute a drink in your name......July 4th 2020

I love you Austin and especially your father as a personal " dear " friend whose become my friend Cuz and a great business partner ...together we prevail.

Bless you Austin ....I love you buddy with many tears from me "" to you "" 💛💚🧡 you will be missed.

Mary Ann T Lucero

Mary Ann Lucero , Salt Lake City, UT, US Jun 30, 2020

sure missing you today kiddo.

Sandy & Preston Jun 18, 2020

Sorry for your loss If there’s anything I can do please let me know

Connie Taylor May 20, 2020

Were going to miss you kiddo... we love you... sure going to miss your smile and laughter every time you walked thru the door and your hugs... I’m going to miss our deep talks... We don’t know what were going to do with all of our old cell phones brown boy! ( Preston) Watching you grow thru the years so many stories, fun memories... so many memories with Alix... I’ve never thought I would have to write something like this.. Fly high with the angels see you in paradise... love moms & Preston

Sandy & Preston May 19, 2020



Sharen Reid , Brigham, UT, US May 19, 2020

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I'll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Chelsea , Salt Lake City, UT, US May 19, 2020