Governor’s statement on passing of Elder Scott

SALT LAKE CITY (Sept. 22, 2015) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued this statement following the passing of Elder Richard G. Scott of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

“Elder Scott was a kind and generous leader. His unwavering faith and pursuit of lifelong learning was an example to each one of us. I was especially touched by his heartfelt devotion to his late wife Jeanene. Their relationship has always been an inspiration to Jeanette and me. The First Lady and I extend our deepest sympathies to members of the Scott family and to all with whom he served. His leadership will certainly be missed.”