Joel Daniel De La Cruz, car salesman and lifelong resident of West Jordan, Utah, passed away unexpectedly on January 11, 2021.

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He is survived by his parents, Joel and Monica De La Cruz, and his sister Mona.

Joel was born October 8, 1984. He was an accomplished car salesman and recently received an award for top salesman at his location for the year.

Joel was a loving son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, and beloved friend.

Joel was a kind-hearted, happy, and genuine soul. He was known as a leader and role model who brought motivation, positivity, and encouragement wherever he went. Joel was known for his sweet generosity, his empathic and uplifting spirit, his uplifting attitude and his passionate expression. He had the most contagious smile and boisterous laugh recognized by all he knew. He deeply loved each and every person in his life, and was loved by all he touched. He will be profoundly missed.

Services will be held on Tuesday, January 19, at Memorial Redwood Mortuary with burial to follow. The services will be livestreamed via Zoom. Instructions on how to join the livestream can be found below:

1. Joining by computer

a. Go to zoom.us in any internet browser

b. Click “join meeting”

c. Enter the meeting id - 8012981564

d. A box will open saying “https://zoom.us wants to open this application”. Click “open zoom”

e. Click “Join with Computer Audio”

f. Click “Mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral services

2. Joining by phone or iPad

a. Download the Zoom app

b. Open the app and select “join a meeting”

c. Enter the meeting id - 8012981564

d. Select “join without video”

e. Select “Call using internet audio”

f. Select “mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral services.

Services

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Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 S Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Funeral Service

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 S Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Burial

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Services Handled By

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

Life Story Info

Post Date

Jan 13, 2021

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His smile and attitude he brought to work every day. Just knew how to brighten everyone's day! He is going to be missed by everyone. He was such a gentleman

helping customers with in and out of vehicles.

Kathleen Petersen , Ogden , UT, US Jan 19, 2021

To the De La Cruz family, please accept our deepest and sincerest condolences. We are extremely saddened for your loss. Joel will truly be missed. May he rest in eternal peace.

Roger and Romany Norris Jan 14, 2021

Hi Joel, Monica and Mona,

We are so sad to hear about the loss of Joel. My mom and Dennis called and let me know about the sudden loss. Our hearts break for you all. Please know that your family is in our prayers.

Angie and Dan Brinson Jan 13, 2021

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