Laurie A. Nichols

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December 12, 1959 ~ August 9, 2018

OGDEN - Laurie Iman Nichols, age 58, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018. She was born on December 12, 1959, in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Lorraine and Benjamin Iman. She graduated from Bonneville High School in 1978. She met and married her soul mate, Rod W. Nichols on June 19, 1992.

Laurie loved the outdoors and spent many weekends in Lava Hot Springs along with her friends and family. She had an amazing green thumb and could keep any plant growing beautifully. She loved to bake cookies for her friends and family with her granddaughter, Avery, as her biggest helper. She also enjoyed attending church at The Genesis Project.

She is survived by her three children: Heather Nelson, San Diego, CA; Tyler (Janet) Nelson, Sunset, UT; Ian Nichols, Ogden, UT; four grandchildren: Carter, Avery, Skydan and Oliver; and two sisters, Julie (Steve) Coley, Roy, UT; and Barbara Iman, Larnaca, Cyprus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

Laurie wanted her life experiences to help others and as such has donated her body to the Body Donor program at the University of Utah. At her request, no funeral services will be held. Her family and close friends will instead remember her in a less formal setting to be announced.

Instead of flowers, please send donations to The Genesis Project, Recovery in Christ program. Donations can be made online at: or sent by mail to The Genesis Project, P.O. Box 188, Ogden, Utah 84402-0188

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