Thomas Buehner Merrill1960 ~ 2012Born in Salt Lake City on September 12, 1960, Thomas Buehner Merrill passed away on November 19, 2012. A native of Salt Lake City, Tom was an avid outdoorsman and animal lover.Tom is survived by his loving wife of 22 years Nancy, three amazing children, Zachary (18), Amelia (14), and Andy (10), and his ever-loyal, canine companion Sadie. Tom is also survived by his mother Penny Buehner Merrill (Maui, HI), father Taylor Merrill (Connie), and eight brothers and sisters: Heidi Johnson (Greg), Taylor, Peter (Barbara), Paul (Jennifer), Spencer (Genny), Scott (Robin), Jane (Darrell) and Mark (Alexis); in-laws Nancy and Robert Bagdasarian, and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lee and John Rech. In 1990, Tom married his first love Nancy of Wellesley, Mass., after meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Supported by a loving family, Tom led a full and adventurous life with anything having to do with the outdoors: hunting, fishing, golf, skiing and playing sports with his three children. An expert skier and Deer Valley ski host and patrol man for many years, Tom charmed all who met him with his kind words and leaves behind many friends and acquaintances in Park City and along the Wasatch Front. A lover of all types of music, Tom always looks forward to the outdoor concerts at Red Butte Garden. He attended the University of Utah and was currently employed at A1 Transportation.Please join the family in celebrating and honoring Tom's life on Monday, November 26, 2012 at a funeral service at 12:00 p.m. at the Holladay United Church of Christ located at 2631 E Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, UT 84117. A viewing will start at 11 a.m. prior to the services. An Interment ceremony will be held after the funeral service at the Wasatch Lawn Cemetery. For more information on funeral services, contact Wasatch Lawn Mortuary at (801) 466-8687. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made "in person" at any Key Bank ( to support the Merrill children; a savings account at Key Bank has been set up in Nancy Merrill's name to support the children's education.