Elder Dale G. Renlund was born on November 13, 1952, in Salt Lake City, Utah. His parents emigrated from Finland and Sweden to the United States to be sealed in the temple. Elder Renlund was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the October 2015 general conference. He was the 100th apostle in the Church's history. He was also a cardiologist and a professor at the University of Utah. He married Ruth Lybbert after his mission to Sweden. They are the parents of one daughter.
Elder Renlund has a brilliant mind and a brilliant heart. His compassion and love for the Savior are felt by members around the world. Here are some of our favorite pictures of Elder Renlund to celebrate this incredible apostle: