My Favorite Mormon: Martha Hughes Cannon

While teaching gospel doctrine classes over the years I often considered myself a kind of Mormon History Johnny Appleseed. I felt a part of my calling was to spread ripened ovules of the most vivid anecdotes I dug out of the loamy pages of LDS history, trusting the fruit of my research would add some flavor and fiber to the blandly correlated instruction materials I was expected to present to my different congregations. My favorite bucket of seeds was A Book of Mormons by Richard Van Wagoner and Steven C. Walker (now available as a part of the Signature Books online library), where I first met and fell in love with Martha Hughes Cannon, my favorite Mormon.
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