Magna, UT Roger Denney McDonald, age 68, passed away at home on December 3, 2020, in Magna, Utah. He was born on November 17, 1952, in Magna, Utah to Audrey Ellen McDonald and Owen James McDonald. He married Bryin Deanne Thomas on March 21, 1979.

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Roger loved fishing, the outdoors, and building things. He worked at Kennecott Copper Mine for 30 years (1973-2003), where he made many friends. He was also proud to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he was sealed to his wife and made an Elder in 2015.

Roger is survived by the love of his life, Bryin Deanne McDonald, two sons, Roger Ryan McDonald and Joseph McDonald, four daughters, Tera (Travis) Fackrell, Julia King, Joanna McDonald, Jenifer McDonald (Jeremy Preston), 10 grandchildren, two sisters, Joyce (Doyle) Carr and Barbara (Bill) Kite, older brother, Daniel McDonald, and sister-in-law, Linda Goudy Kay.

Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Audrey McDonald, sister, Elaine Louise and Ownetta, and brothers, Joseph, Owen, James, and Samuel.

A viewing will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, and again on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, with a funeral service to follow at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 South Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah 84123.

Following the State of Utah’s mandate on facial coverings, face masks are required at all public gatherings. Social distancing will be enforced. For those unable to attend the services, Memorial Mortuaries and Cemeteries are offering a livestreaming of the funeral service on Zoom.

Joining by computer

• Go to zoom.us in any internet browser

• Click “Join Meeting”

• Enter the meeting ID – 8012624631

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

• Click “Join with Computer Audio”

• Click “Mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral service

Joining by phone or iPad

• Download the Zoom app

• Open the app and select “Join a Meeting”

• Enter the meeting ID – 8012624631

• Select “Join without Audio”

• Select “Call using Internet Audio”

• Select “Mute” in the bottom left hand corner so that your audio does not interrupt the funeral service

Services

Viewing

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Viewing

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan, UT 84123

Funeral Service

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Memorial Redwood Mortuary
6500 South 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

Dec 08, 2020

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68
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Roger will be missed. He always had something to say and Brightened your day. His zest for thing he loved was beyond that of most opinionated people I know. He was knowledgeable about many topics and loved to share his knowledge. One of a kind and has and will leave a void in this world, bye for now my friend

Paul,Rebecca and Emily Eggleston , Magna , UT, US Dec 11, 2020

Roger was a real good friend during our school years. We done a lot of crazy things together. I am very sorry for your loss.

Craig Magera , Rigby, ID, US Dec 09, 2020

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