Saturday, May 30

Obituary : Elder L. Tom Perry , leader of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dies at 92.

Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a senior member of the governing body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Saturday at his home in Utah, the church said. He was 92.
Perry died of thyroid cancer at around 3 p.m. while surrounded by family at his Salt Lake City home, according to a statement from Mormon church. Perry was the second most senior and oldest living apostle among a group of 15 who hold the highest priesthood offices in the church, according to the website.
The church announced that Perry had been hospitalized with breathing trouble in late April and on April 24 announced that he had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
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