Governor’s statement on passing of Pres. Packer

SALT LAKE CITY (July 3, 2015) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued this statement following the passing of Pres. Boyd K. Packer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

“Throughout his life, including his 45 years of service as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Pres. Boyd K. Packer was unwavering in his devotion to his faith and the principles by which he lived his life. A native son of Brigham City, his strength and love were felt by church members throughout the world. On behalf of the people of Utah, Jeanette and I extend our sincere condolences to the Packer family and to all with whom he served.”