Pradeep Beryl Solomon returned home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday April 16, 2019 while hiking in Zion National Park, Utah. Beryl was born on March 9, 1984 in Nagarcoil, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, to Samuel Ponniah Jayarajan Solomon and Kamala Solomon. He shared his light, purity, and selfless friendship with everyone he met throughout 35 years of life. There is more joy and goodness in the world because of Beryl.
He grew up in Bangalore, India. After he graduated from high school, he went to BYU which he loved. While a student at BYU, he put in his papers to serve a fulltime mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -Day Saints. Following missionary service in Las Vegas, Nevada and studying Information Systems at Brigham Young University, Beryl worked for various software and technology companies before settling on his dream job at the church history department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He enjoyed golfing, hiking, exercising, BYU and Professional Sports, horseback riding, and visiting friends. His life revolved around his faith and love for the Savior Jesus Christ and His church. A devoted disciple of Jesus Christ, Beryl’s quiet kindness, childlike purity, endless optimism, and tireless service to those in need reflect his dedication and emulation of the Lord Jesus Christ. An avid temple-goer, Beryl consistently visited the temples of the Lord, performing thousands of ordinances for others to receive the
Everything will work out. blessings of the gospel. He loved children and children loved him as they mutually shared in gleeful and guileless joy for life. He will forever inspire us to lift, love and selflessly serve. He is survived by his parents Rajan Solomon and Kamala Solomon of Bangalore, India, and sister Reena Jeon, of Dallas, TX, as well as uncle and aunt Ebenezer and Savita Solomon, cousins Karen, Kevin and Kimberly.
Memorial Services will be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2 PM at the Valley View Stake Center, 2245 E 3900 S Salt Lake City, UT, 84124. A private internment will be held prior to the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (missionary fund of the church).
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I worked with Pradeep briefly but it was a pleasure. I feel like I was robbed of a friendship that would have been long and lasting had we had the chance to continue to work together. God speed my friend. I look forward to the eternities where that friendship will have another chance. May the blessings of heaven be poured out on those left behind.