How do I find an old obituary in Utah?

How do I find an old obituary in Utah?

To search for old obituaries you may find the Utah Digital Newspaper Project helpful. This free online source currently has searchable newspapers from 1857 to the present depending on the newspaper.

Are all deaths published in obituaries?

Short answer. It is not a legal requirement to publish an obituary in a newspaper in order to announce a death. However, a death certificate must be filed with the state’s office of vital statistics when someone dies.

How do I place an obituary in The Salt Lake Tribune?

Place an Obituary: Place an Obituary in The Salt Lake Tribune. For information on submitting an obituary, please contact The Salt Lake Tribune by phone at 801-237-2990, or email at [email protected]. For more information, visit

How much does an obituary cost in the Salt Lake Tribune?

Nevertheless, as in life, money is a consideration. Obituaries aren’t free. The average one in the Tribune costs $375 (although I saw a three-column one in February that must have run upwards of $2,000), and the The New York Times charges $50 a line.

Are Utah death records public?

Utah State Archives death records become public after 50 years of the death event.

Are autopsy reports public record in Utah?

In the State of Utah, copies of the autopsy report are not public record. The Office of the Medical Examiner will provide copies of the autopsy report to the decedent’s immediate family members or legal representative. Additional records beyond the autopsy/toxicology report will require additional fees.

What is the phone number for The Salt Lake Tribune?

(801) 237-2900
If you have questions, please contact our customer service team: (801) 237-2900 or [email protected]. Customer service hours are Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Who is the editor of The Salt Lake Tribune?

Lauren Gustus
Lauren Gustus is named the editor of The Salt Lake Tribune Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.

Are post mortem results public?

Consented post mortem examination results have to be requested from the hospital where the examination took place. Most hospitals will release post mortem results to the immediate next of kin but they are not obliged to do so under the law that applies to medical records.