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Our love and prayers for your comfort “BonnieJean K. CoburnApril 13, 2018Las Vegas, NevadaIt tugged at my heart to meet Matthew for such a brief moment, but at a joyful time, at our...Read More »
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“Alice, Lyle and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time with the loss of that boy with the smiling face and joyous personality,...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Bill & Karen Barton - West Jordan, UT

“I love you Matt with all my hearts!Matt has been a blessing, a constant, a friend, a loving example, and a hero in my life for the last 40 years. It...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Robert Simmons - Layton, UT

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Todd Mortensen - slc, UT

“One of our many favorite memories of Matt was during a musical show when our performing daughter cozied up to him on the front row as "Marilyn Monroe...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Lee and Yvonne Roderick - UT

“Dear Hillyard Family,You have our deepest sympathy.We feel fortunate to have known Matt. He was truly an inspiration. Thank you for sharing him with...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“I always loved to see Matt smiling face in church every sunday when our family lived in the ward always had a good disposition and never had a bad...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Richard Hedstrom - Hyrum, UT

“The wonderful memory we all have of Matt is that he taught how to love without the attachment of any conditions. Everyone got his full attention...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Gary and Laure Cornia - St George, UT

“I have very frond memories of Matt while I was at USU. He was wonderful. My sincere condolences. Caryn Beck-Dudley ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“It has been my pleasure to know Matt for several years. I always looked for the three of you at general conference on the back row of the Plaza. He...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: David Porter - Syracuse, UT

“My deepest sympathies to all. Matt was always a source of joy at the Capitol. He will be missed. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh - UT

“Condolences and much love to Lyle, Alice and family with your loss. Holland 1961-63 ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Chuck & Dianne Davey - Hurricane, UT

“So sorry to read about Matt's passing. I remember him as a young boy in the Primary class I taught. He was such a special boy. Made me smile every...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Janet Alderman - UT

“We are heartbroken to hear of the loss of Matthew. Our prayers for peace are with your family during this time. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Ketchel Family - Arlington, TX

“Dear Alice, Lyle, and Family,Heaven truly gained another angel as your Matthew stepped strongly into the eternities. He was one of the most...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Sharon Steele - West Point, UT

“I just heard about Matthews passing and wanted to send my sympathy to your family!!He was such a cute little boy when I used to take care of him when...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy Selley - Nibley, UT

“Lyle, Alice and family, sorry to hear of the passing of Matt. He truly was the "KING of THE HILL. He was a wonderful person and was loved by all....Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Dmitrich - Mesquite, NV

“Alice, thinking of you and sending our love.Dawn ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Alice, Lyle and family, So sorry to hear about Matt's passing. I know he was the light of your life and to so many of us. Words cannot describe...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Irene Whittier - Orem, UT

“I was sad to read about the passing of Matt. He was such an important guest at the Development Office's events, everyone loved him. My sincere...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: A friend


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Matthew was born on March 1, 1975 and passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Matthew was a resident of Logan, Utah at the time of passing.

A highlight in Matt's life was attending Logan City Schools where he made many friends among both teachers and students while he worked to receive a certificate of completion.

Funeral services are under the direction of Allen-Hall Mortuary and will be held Saturday, January 13, at 1:00 p.m. at the Logan East Stake Center on 1450 East 1500 North, Logan, Utah.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making financial contributions to the Matthew David Hillyard Endowment Scholarship ( http://www.usu.edu/hillyard ), which provides scholarship money for students pursing special education degrees at USU.

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