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Kai Garold Workman

Sep 15, 2006 Jul 16, 2021

Kai Garold Workman was born September 15, 2006, six weeks earlier than his due date. The doctors were baffled by this little human and told his parents the day he was born that he would not survive the night. Every single day, for almost 15 years, Kai’s life has been a blessing and a gift. He survived grade four brain bleeds, countless surgeries and hospitalizations, including his kidney transplant in 2016. He lived with a hearing loss, left sided weakness and contractures, not being able to verbally communicate his wants or his pain, and a body that wouldn’t do what he wanted. Yet through it all, he has smiled and sang. He shared his love of music with everyone that would listen. His music tastes ranged from primary songs, to heavy metal, to opera, to veggie tales, and everything in between. And he never passed up the opportunity to sing happy birthday to himself. He loved to throw rocks in the river, he loved to watch sports, he loved to blow bubbles, read books (in his own way), go to class and see his teachers and friends, and he loved his family. Kai’s beautiful spirit never really fit in his tiny body that didn’t seem to work right, but he was never a burden. He was a perfect soul and this world was brighter with him in it. On Friday night, July 16th, Kai had finally had enough and passed away at home in the arms of his mom, surrounded by loved ones and angels. We will always remember and love our Kai-guy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM with a viewing one-hour prior beginning at 9:00 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Taylorsville 16th Ward 3495 West 4850 South, Taylorsville, Utah. An evening viewing will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the same location. Interment will follow at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah.

To participate in the services from your own home via live stream, please view streaming instructions below.


1. Joining by computer

a. Go to in any internet browser

b. Click “join meeting”

c. Enter the meeting id - 8012981564

d. A box will open saying “ 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 Handled By

Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery

6500 S Redwood Rd

Salt Lake City, UT 84123

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Jul 21, 2021
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