Lois E. Fitzgerald 1928 - 2021 – On Saturday, August 28th Mom decided it was time, after 26 years, to join Dad in heaven. Mom passed away peacefully at home in Draper, Utah on August 28, 2021.\r\nMom was born in Murray, Utah to Ferris and Lillace Erickson on July 6, 1928. She married Frank Fitzgerald on July 20, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple, they were married for 48 years prior to his passing. She lived a vibrant 93 years. Mom was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She created a loving, warm, fun home where everyone was always welcome. She loved BYU Football and Jazz Basketball. Mom was always active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held many callings through the years. She had a variety of jobs, her favorite being a sales associate for the AT & T Phone Stores. Mom loved Draper and the people. Her and dad were always involved in whatever was going on in the community volunteering their time and making great friends. Mom and Dad loved to dance, and they were a joy to watch. \r\nIf you wanted to have a good time you could always go to the Fitzgerald’s. Mom loved to plan parties, making little favors, writing poetry and playing games. Nobody could throw a party like her. She lived for the Holidays. She always made Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas special occasions for the family. Her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren loved going to Grandma’s house for Holidays. “Oh, remember just one thing, don’t spill red Jello on the carpet.”\r\nMom had so many good friends whom she stayed close to until the end, some that went back as far as kindergarten. We want to let all of them know how important they were in her life.\r\nShe is survived by her daughters, Kayleen Simmons (Ralph), Wendy Anderson, Erin Massa (Steve), and son Blake, 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Hedy Lee (Bud) and Sister-In-Law Sherrie Howlett. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank, brothers Bert and Nolan, and many other family members and friends.\r\nGraveside service will be held at Larkin Sunset Gardens (1700 E. 10600 S. Sandy, UT) on Wednesday, September 1st at 11:00 AM.\r\nWe want to thank Louie Minerman for the loving friendship and compassionate care she gave to mom over the last couple of years.