LDS Church's Quorum of the Seventy Member, Elder Bruce D. Porter Dead at 64

12/29/2016 - SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy has died peacefully in his home last night after succumbing to a pulmonary infection that developed in recent weeks.

Church spokesperson, Eric Hawkins released this statement:

"We are deeply saddened to announce that Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy died at his home last evening, surrounded by his family. Elder Porter, age 64, succumbed to a pulmonary infection that developed in recent weeks. Until earlier this month he served as the President of the Europe East Area.

In early December he was released from that position and assigned to serve at Church headquarters. Our gratitude, thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Susan, and their family. We are profoundly grateful for the valiant service he offered to the very end of his life. He will be greatly missed."


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