In Memory

Debbie Brimhall (Butler)

Debra Dawn Brimhall Butler 1971 ~ 2006 Debra Dawn Brimhall Butler passed away peacefully February 15, 2006 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. Debbie's courage and bravery in fighting a lengthy and complicated illness was an inspiration and example to all who know her. Debbie was born September 3, 1971 in Provo, Utah, to Willis Hone Brimhall and Lynette McRae Brimhall. She married Ben Alan Butler December 18, 1992 in the Salt Lake Temple. Her childhood home was in Orem, Utah where she attended elementary school. She moved to Covered Bridge Canyon, Utah with her parents in 1982, and graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1990. Debbie attended BYU Idaho for one year, and UVSC where she earned an Associate Degree, Paralegal. Debbie, the last of nine children, was blessed to live in a warm and loving family. She had a happy childhood and her marriage to Ben and the two children she bore gave her the best that life has to offer. Debbie was a faithful Latter-day Saint. She served in a number of callings in the LDS Church and particularly loved working with the Young Women. She is a beautiful woman, and is an inspiration and light to her family and everyone she knew. Her beautiful smile could melt your heart. Debbie loved life and had a never-quit attitude. She worried so much about the needs of others at all times and would do anything for her family and friends. She loved her nieces and nephews and was a little mom from her earliest years. Debbie loved travel, reading, scrap-booking, her roses, her three Pomeranian puppies, but most of all enjoyed time with her family. Debbie is survived by her devoted husband, Ben, the love of her life; and their two beloved precious children, Zachary, 10, and Alexis, 7; her parents; her brothers, Gregory (Jacqueline) Brimhall, Jeffrey (Cydne) Brimhall, W. Mark (Debra) Brimhall, Scott (Rebecca) Brimhall; her sisters, Michelle (LaVor) Haynie, Susan Kay (Brian) Trapnell, and Jennifer Dastrup. Debbie was preceded in death by her sister, Denise. The family would like to express a special thanks to all the care and love that was given to Debbie, especially from Doctor Kurt Bodily and the Nursing Staff and Doctors at UVRMC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Debbie Butler Memorial Fund at any Mountain America Credit Union. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2006, at 11 a.m. in the Prairie 10th Ward chapel, 7337 South Grizzly Way, West Jordan. Family and friends may visit from 9-10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be held in East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery, Provo. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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09/14/09 07:04 PM #1    

Kristi Thomas (Frei)

We loved Debbie SO much!!!! It is still so hard to believe she is really gone. I look back so fondly at my friendship with her, especially during High School and College, and just MISS her. She was a one-of-a-kind beautiful person, and she lived a life worthy of every blessing of a loving Father in Heaven. We will always remember you, Debbie!!

Kristi Thomas Frei

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