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Ruby Carrigan

September 26, 1917 — July 31, 2016

Ruby Rawle Little Carrigan 98, died peacefully in her home in Morgan, Utah, surrounded by her family.

She was born in the family home September 26, 1917, to Ernest Jedediah Little and Lydia Edith Rawle. She was the second of five children.

Ruby graduated from Morgan High School and married her high school sweetheart Albert “Bert” Randall Carrigan on August 28,1940, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Mother raised a family of six children, three girls and three boys, in the home that she and Bert built together. Next to her God, her family was her most important purpose in life and she cherished being a mother.  Mom loved to cook, bake and prepare meals for her family.  Her hand dipped chocolates were her ultimate Christmas gift.

Ruby supported her family in all their activities.  Each of her thirty-five grandchildren and spouses, along with an approaching one hundred great, grand children, and three great, great grand children looked forward to their personal birthday cards and homemade holiday treats. She was a fan of every team that involved her children and grandchildren, and was an avid BYU fan.

Mom knew the value of service and hard work, and held numerous callings in the LDS church. She attended the temple weekly.  She was a faithful visiting teacher up until this last year.  She was involved in the community and a charter member of the Culurettes Club.

Ruby was proceeded in death by her parents, husband, Bert; two sisters, Margaret and June Little; and a great grand-daughter Bridgette Nielson.

She leaves behind two brothers, Keith “Cotton” R. Little, Morgan; Ernest R. Little, Kaysville; six children, Ann (Paul) Miller, Kaysville; Neil (Chris) Carrigan, Morgan; Steven (Suzanne) Carrigan, Morgan; Kaye (Stan) Hoellein, Roy; Jay Scott (Janet) Carrigan, Kaysville; and Diane (Dan) Dickson, Morgan.

Funeral services will be held Saturday August 6, at 3:00 pm at the LDS Rock Chapel, Young and State, Morgan.  Viewings will be held Friday from 6:00-8:00 pm and before the services from 1:30-2:30 pm at the Rock chapel.

Interment will be in the South Morgan Cemetery.

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