Amanda Marie Clifford Obituary, Death – Amanda M. Clifford Dear, Sweet Amanda Amanda Marie Clifford, age 20, from Lindon, Utah, died away on Tuesday morning at Utah Valley Hospital. She was surrounded by her family and friends, all of whom loved and cared for her. Amanda spent the majority of her life in Utah despite being born in Walnut Creek, which is located in the state of California. She was a recipient of a music fellowship at Utah Valley University, where she was a junior and excelled in the field of music. She graduated from Provo High School having been an active member of both the Symphonic Band and the Marching Band during her time there.
She was a voracious reader and had a profound appreciation for music. Her career goals included becoming a music educator and conductor. In June of the following year, Amanda planned to leave on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and serve in a full-time capacity. Amanda was a staunch supporter of the organ donor program, and she was successful in persuading other people to sign up for the program. Because of the legacy of her conviction, six additional people will be given a second chance at life as a direct result of her sacrifice.
Amanda is survived by her parents, Paul and Aly Clifford, of Lindon, along with her siblings Ryan and Sarah; her soul mate, Benjamin Parry; great-grandmother Viola Brien; grandparents Vic and Gayle Deauvono and James and Paula Clifford; aunts and uncles Ned and Kimberly Warner, Tim and Darcy Keady, Michael and Teresa Harris, George and Stephanie Chingas; 15 cousins; and many extended family members and friends. Amanda was On Saturday, there will be a viewing from noon until 1:15 p.m., and funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Lindon Utah Stake Center located at 1100 E. 100 N. in Lindon, Utah. The funeral and burial will take place at the Orem City Cemetery.