Elder Gary E. Stevenson was born on August 6, 1955, in Cache Valley, Utah. He married Lesa Jean Higley in April 1979. They are the parents of four sons.
Elder Stevenson was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy in 2008 and was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 2015. Before he was called as an apostle, Elder Stevenson spent much of his time in Asia doing church service and business. Here are some of our favorite pictures to celebrate this incredible apostle: