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Former Mayor LaRell Muir dies

Mar 10, 2021 11:59AM ● By Shaun Delliskave

LaRell Muir rides in a Murray City parade. (Photo courtesy of the Murray Museum)

By Shaun Delliskave | [email protected]

Former Murray Mayor LaRell Muir, who served the city from 1977 to 1986 died Feb. 14 at age 91. In addition to mayor, Muir also served as the City Recorder and was Utah State Director of Corporations, the agency that maintains corporate filings, records and documents.

Originally from Randolph, Utah, Muir would later serve in the Army before settling in Murray. As mayor, Muir relocated City Hall to its present site in the renovated Arlington Elementary School. He also opposed annexing then unincorporated Taylorsville into the City. In retirement, Muir relocated to Santa Clara, Utah where he served as president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple in St. George.