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Memories & Candles

“I grew up across the back yard from the Torontos, the same age as Judy. I would like you to know how much fun we had roaming the neighborhood,...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: nelda moench bishop - bountiful, UT

“HERE ARE THE WORD TO JESUS IS TENDERLY CALLING WRITTEN IN 1823 OR SOME TIME AROUND THEN Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling, Calling for you and...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: ANDREA DAVIS - SANDY, UT

“Just a thank you for all of the wonderful amazing people who came to our mom's funeral and the wonderful memories shared on this site. Also for all...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: ANDREA DAVIS - SANDY, UT

“Just a thank you for all of the wonderful amazing people who came to our mom's funeral and the wonderful memories shared on this site. Also for all...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: ANDREA DAVIS - SANDY, UT

“Carol was my playmate while growing up on Preston Street in Salt Lake. (Her family lived on 20th East in a house almost behind our house.) We were...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Cheriel Moench Jensen - Saratoga, CA

“Charlie, while there are no words to ease the pain, no condolences that lessen the loss, I know that you are blessed with a strong loving family. ...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Ryan Peer - Nashville, TN

“Charlie, I am deeply sorry for the loss of your mother. You spoke of her often and although I never met her, she obviously was a very special...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Chuck White - London, KY

“Beautiful memorial service, elegant lady, deeply spiritual kids, polished musicians. Fond memories of Toronto's on 20th East. Carol was a...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Louis A. Moench - Salt Lake CIty, UT

“Sister Davis was a princess amongst women - kind, generous,and loving. Someone that you could never tier of... she was interesting and interested and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: John Barnsley Wakefield Yorkshire

“Aunt Carol, Seeing you at the store "Market Square" several times in the last couple of years was such a treat! Thank You for your interest in...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Ann Miller Reed - UT

“Davis Family--I'm so sad to hear about the passing of your sweet Mama! She was so much fun! I always felt like I was one of her kids and always...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Trista Thomas Manning - UT

“I was stunned and saddened to read of Carol's passing in the obituaries. She and all of the Wally Toronto family are amazing and wonderful people. My...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Toronto (Mont's son) - UT

“I love you Grandma and will greatly miss you here in mortality. What a blessing to know that the sting of death is swallowed up in Christ and that...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Daniel Brighton Davis - Ogden, UT

“What a great sister. Some of my best memories were Thanksgiving dinner at the Davis home and visits on Christmas. Carol always made sure this...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: David S. Toronto - UT


Carol Toronto Davis March 5, 1939 – January 14, 2010 Carol Toronto Davis of Salt Lake City, Utah, living the last three years in Pleasant View, Utah, died on January 14, 2010, surrounded by family. Carol was born on March 5, 1939, in Prague, Czechoslovakia, to the late Wallace and Martha Toronto who were serving as mission president and mission mother for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Carol spent much of her childhood in Prague, where she attended Czech schools and became fluent in Czech. After the Toronto family moved back to Salt Lake City, Carol participated in school and church plays and musicals. Carol also fell in love with classical music at a young age and was trained as an opera singer. After graduating from South High School, Carol was married to Eugene H. Davis on June 24, 1957 and is survived by him and eleven children: Jefferson (Janet), Halston (Lorraine), Benjamin (Janet), Andrea, Elizabeth Leishman (Brian), Wallace, Virginia Wood (Stephen), Lydia Free (Kyle), Carol Zimmerman (Craig), Charlotte, and Reagan. Carol was preceded in death by her infant children Milton and Emily. Carol and Gene have 49 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Marion Miller, Robert Toronto, Judith Richards, Allen Toronto, and David Toronto. Carol will be remembered as a clever author, an amazing story teller, artist, singer, primary chorister, and of course, for her “The Chocolate Cake Song”. Carol loved children. She could socialize with anyone and had an innate talent for being interested in others and for making anyone feel like the most special person in the world. Those who knew Carol most will always remember her passion for fashion, her witty sense of humor, and the way she fed anyone that came to her home. Along with her wheat bread recipe and her musical gifts, Carol passed down to her children the belief that one should take their best to family, church, or community functions. Carol will be remembered for her love and devotion as wife, mother, and grandmother, her love for her Heavenly Father and for the Savior, Jesus Christ, and for her example and teaching of truth that leads to enduring happiness. Viewings will be held Thursday, January 21st from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd., Ogden, Utah; Friday, January 22nd , from 6:00 to 8;00 pm, and Saturday, January 23rd, from 9:30 to 10:45 am at the Salt Lake Butler Stake building, 7035 Nutree Drive (3325 East), Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 23rd, 11:00 am at the Salt Lake Butler Stake building. Interment will be at the Ben Lomond Cemetery, 526 East 2850 No., North Ogden.

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