Tag: heroes

President Hinckley’s Funeral

Today I watched President Hinckley’s funeral online. The above quote was on the KSL website throughout the services. It was a beautiful funeral, full of the spirit and insight into the life of one of the most influential leaders of the church since Joseph Smith. I will miss his wit and guidance, but rejoice in […]

Farewell to a Prophet

One of my greatest heroes passed away yesterday, the beloved Gordon Bitner Hinckley. His life is well documented on many websites today, including desnews.com, so I won’t go into a full eulogy. But I wanted to share a few thoughts, and my favorite quote. I was fortunate (and pushy) enough to meet President Hinckley in […]

Adieu, My Friend

Elder David B. Haight dies at 97 Elder Haight was one of my very very favorite apostles…if it is appropriate to have a favorite. I had a brief, but impressionable time in my life where I spent some time with him somewhat frequently. When I was working with Dr. Downard at Utah Vision Care, Elder […]

Farewell Elder Maxwell

Elder Neal A. Maxwell Dies After Long Battle With Leukemia JULY 22, 2004, SALT LAKE CITY — Elder Neal A. Maxwell, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died last night after a lengthy battle with leukemia. He was 78 years of age. Elder […]