Randall Jorgensen Obituary (2022) – Salt Lake City, UT
On Sunday, April 10, 2022, Randy Jorgensen, 68, loving husband, friend, and father of three children passed away at his home in Draper, after a valiant battle with cancer. Randy was surrounded by his family and one of his close friends was also present with his family when he passed.
Randy was born in Los Angeles, CA on April 3,1954 and was immediately adopted by his parents, Eldon and Shirley Jorgensen, who brought him back to Salt Lake City and raised him along with his brother Rick.
Randy met the love of his life, Shauna, in the fall of 1982. They married on August 2, 1989, and together have three beautiful children, Josh Wright, Dana Sneyd and Wes Coulam, along with five perfect grandchildren.
After graduating from Cottonwood High School in 1972, Randy worked in construction until he found his passion in the electronics business with Don Riches in 1990. Randy later worked with Compass Marketing, Front Range Marketing, Crestone Technology Group and BMW of Murray. Randy was currently employed with Veterans Trading Company with one of his best friends, Steve Culligan.
Randy had a passion for golf, BMWs, family and friends. If you ever played a bad round of golf with Randy, he would say “We don’t get paid enough to get mad about golf.” Randy told us the night before he passed that his favorite golfer was his Dad. His family felt fortunate to be able to watch the Masters by his side on their last weekend together.
Randy was preceded in death by his mother and father, Eldon and Shirley Jorgensen, cousin, Shawna Davis, aunts, uncles and some very special friends.
Randy is survived by his wife, Shauna Jorgensen, daughter, Dana Sneyd (Matt), son Josh Wright (Amy), son Wes Coulam (Rachel) and his grandchildren, Jacilynn Wright, Jaxon Wright, Avery Coulam, Willa Coulam and Samuel Sneyd. As well, by his brother, Rick Jorgensen (Willi); sister, Mary Jane Schmerberg (Steve); Nephews, Jeff and Kerry Jorgensen; aunts and uncles; and countless friends who were his true brothers and sisters.
We would like to thank all of the wonderful people at the Huntsman Cancer Institute who have become part of our family. we love you A special thanks to: Scott Samuelson, MD, Utah Cancer Specialists; Neejar Agarwal, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Sumati V. Gupta, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute.
There will be a private celebration of Randy’s life held at Randy’s home golf course, Meadowbrook GC on Saturday, May 14. 2022. Details to follow. For additional information or to share a memory of Randy with his family, please visit larkincares.com.
Rest in peace my love. You never backed down and everything will be alright.
Published by The Salt Lake Tribune from Apr. 15 to Apr. 30, 2022.