Are you looking for Salt Lake City obituaries and death records? While this is very useful in researching a family name, you are actually limited in what you can find when you search only for basic information. Salt Lake City obituaries, unlike death records, contain detailed information about the person's life - not just the name and date of death. In fact, Salt Lake City, UT newspaper articles originally published Utah obituaries. A fairly recent phenomenon is the archiving of these Salt Lake City obituaries, first through microfilm, and then through online databases.
Salt Lake City obituaries include personal information on the character of the deceased and the accomplishments to his/her name. For example, Salt Lake City, Utah obituaries might reveal to you that the subject was born in 1957, and that she had four siblings. Salt Lake City, Utah obituaries further detail where the woman in question grew up, attended schools and worked.