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Elder Richard G. Scott Dies at Age 86


Mr says: We love and will miss you Elder Scott. Thank you for your counsel and for your years of guidance and insight!

Here are the three things we will miss the most about Elder Scott.

Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died Tuesday at 1:45 MDT from causes incident to age, while surrounded by his family at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 86.

Elder Scott was sustained as an apostle on October 1, 1988. He was called as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on April 2, 1977, and served as a member of the presidency of that quorum from October 1983 until he was called as an apostle in 1988.

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Elder Richard G. Scott: The Mind of a Scientist, the Soul of an Apostle of God

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