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Ruth Lund

Ruth Marie Lund

Monday, March 22nd, 1993 - Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Ruth Marie Sexton Lund

Ruth Marie Sexton Lund, 27, passed away on October 29, 2020, in Vineyard, Utah.

Born March 22, 1993 in Roanoke, Virginia, she was the youngest of the seven children of Edwin
Allen and Dawna Williams Sexton. Ruth and her identical twin sister Rachael were miracles –
they were very premature, so their survival with no long-term health complications was a
blessing that shocked their doctors. Ruth loved growing up in the beautiful Virginia countryside
and had an early appreciation of nature, the earth, and all of God’s creations.

Ruth moved to Rexburg, Idaho, when she was twelve. She graduated from Madison High School
and attended BYU-Idaho before leaving home at the age of nineteen to serve a full-time mission
in the Korea Seoul South Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from
January 2013 to July 2014. Ruth was close with all her family, but inseparable from her identical
twin sister Rachael, so serving a mission in a distant country was a great act of faith, growth, and
courage for her.

Following her mission, Ruth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Brigham
Young University in Dec 2018. She loved the arts and literature, especially poetry.

On August 3, 2019, Ruth married Samuel Ray Lund in the Provo City Center Temple. Sam was
the love of her life and their wedding was a joyous occasion surrounded by loving family and
friends. Ruth and Sam made their home in Vineyard, Utah County, Utah, where they enjoyed
activities and games with friends and gathered frequently with family. Ruth also loved staying
connected to her mission country, eating and cooking Korean food and maintaining her language
skills by watching Korean dramas. She enjoyed drawing and doing family history work and
serving in the temple. Above all, Ruth had a great love and abiding testimony of the gospel of
Jesus Christ.

Ruth is survived by her husband Sam, his parents, Mark and Barbara Lund; Sam’s sisters Ellen
(Scott Henneman), Audrey (Eric Ursic) and Andrea (Ryan Teague), ten nieces and nephews,
Sam’s grandmother Toy Lund, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Of her Sexton family, she was preceded in death by her oldest brother, Zephaniah, who died in
infancy. Ruth is survived by her parents, brothers Michael, William (Annette), Schuyler, and
sisters Olivia and Rachael. Ruth is also survived by two nieces, her grandmother Mary Lou
Sexton, and her loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Her passing is heartbreaking to all who knew her and she will be deeply missed by her loved
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 | 10:15am - 10:45am
    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 10:15am - 10:45am
    Cascade 3rd Ward
    1051 East 200 North
    Orem, Utah 84097
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Cascade 3rd Ward
    1051 East 200 North
    Orem, Utah 84097
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  • Interment

    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 |
    Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
    Eastlawn Memorial Hills Cemetery
    4800 North 650 East
    Provo, Utah 84604
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Kerry and Dallen Webb

Posted at 11:03am
Dear Ed and Dawna--we were so sorry to hear about your daughter. We know the Savior's arms of comfort are around you and your family now, and may you continue to feel His comfort in greater degrees going forward. We love you.

Velinda Williams-Mitchell

Posted at 12:23am
Ruth helped me out staying with her Grandma Williams when I was at work so many times during the last few months of Grandma's life. She was always so kind and gracious with Grandma, and so cheerful about helping--sometimes at the last minute, when my regular care provider had fallen through. She would also sometimes volunteer to get to us by riding the transit bus, which I know would add an hour to her time and was most inconvenient. She is one of the kindest, most gentle-hearted people I have ever known. Oh my heart, she will be so deeply missed.

Jeffrey Nasson

Posted at 02:34am
Ruth, I treasured all the time we spent together. I love you and miss you. I will always remember the laughs we had and carry on your memory for life.
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Dean and Karen Kunz

Posted at 04:06pm
Ed and Dawna, please know of our love and support to you and your beautiful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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