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Obituary: Debra Gabriel

Debra Gabriel

1952 ~ 2007

Debra Gabriel, a devoted mother, daughter, and sibling passed from this life October 26, 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah due to complications from breast cancer.

Debra was born August 14, 1952 in Ainsworth, Nebraska to Cecil and Darlene Roark. Debra was a wonderful sibling to her brothers, Shannon and Miguel; and sister, Mechelle. In addition she was a great mother who was self sacrificing for the needs of her son. Furthermore, she was an outstanding business woman who, with only a high school education, became a successful business owner. She worked in direct mail and began with Target Mailing before moving on to start her own company Spin Marketing Group.

Debra was, and is, a woman of great faith, hope, and charity. Also she loved the Lord and did what she could. She constantly gave of herself for the betterment of others and left a legacy of love for her friends and family.

She is survived by her son, Ryan; mother; sister; and brother. Preceded in death by her brother, Miguel.

A special thanks to SereniCare, Hospice Specialists and others for their love and service.

Funeral services will be held to celebrate her life 11 a.m. Monday, October 29, 2007 at the LDS Chapel, 6890 South 2200 East. There will be a viewing prior to services at the church starting at 10 a.m. Interment at the Murray City Cemetery. Online condolences at