In Memory

Diana Tuero (Murphy)

Diana Tuero (Murphy)


Diana I. "Tuero" Murphy 

1954 ~ 2022 

Diana passed away on September 11, 2022 of leiomyosarcoma. She was born to John and Blandina Tuero in Salt Lake City. Schooled in Utah. Worked for 30 years at the UUMC as an analyst. Diana is famous for her infectious laugh and her obsession with collecting lips, eggs, Marvel and quite the expert at credit card usage. Diana a devout Catholic, was an advocate for the vulnerable person or animal. 

Diana is preceded in death by her father ('03), mother ('09), sister Lucina ('72), brother John ('16), brother Bear ('21) and nephew Richard ('21). 

Diana is survived by her husband Mark S. Murphy, her children DJ and Traci Murphy and her precious grandchildren Mateo and Awj. She is also survived by her siblings Joanne (Manuel) Velez, Carmen (Guillermo) Chiapa, Anna (Lynn) Tidwell, Richard (Julia) Garcia, and Benito (Denise) Garcia. 

Many thanks to family and friends for contributions of meals and support. 

A celebration of Diana's life will be on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. Guests are encouraged to use the parking on the north side of the building. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City. Diana will be laid to rest following Mass at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Avenue and "T" Street, Salt Lake City. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Utah Council of the Blind at or the Salt Lake County Animal Services at or St. Vincent de Paul Parish at