Earl Peter Gurr, 79, of Sigurd passed away June 19, 2023 in Provo. He was born on June 6, 1944 in Salina to Charles Ashton and Dora Christensen Gurr.
Earl grew up in Sigurd and graduated from Richfield High School. He attended Southern Utah University, Utah State University and Stevens-Henager College, majoring in computer science.
Earl joined the US Army and served during Vietnam and in the reserves during Desert Storm. He worked for the Granite School District as a computer programmer. He loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors of Alaska. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family in the outdoors, square dancing, and attending concerts.
In his later years, Earl became more spiritual and attended the temple often. Earl was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in a variety of callings. After living in Salt Lake, he moved back to Sigurd to take care of his mother and all the feral cats. He loved his nieces and nephews. He spoiled them with gift cards and spending time with them.
Earl is survived by siblings: Leo Clark Gurr, Denver, CO; Anna Lu (Kelly) Ure, Orange Park, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Dora Lee (Mitchell) McAllister, Charles Keith (Elizabeth) Gurr, Norman Christensen Gurr, and sister-in-law Barbara Gurr.
A special thanks to the doctors, nursing staff, and hospice care at Sevier Valley Hospital and Utah Valley Hospital for their dedication and care.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sigurd Ward Chapel. Friends may call Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 6-7 p.m. at Magleby Mortuary in Richfield and also prior to services at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Sigurd Cemetery with military honors by the VFW Sevier Post 5050 and the Utah Honor Guard. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com