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Love the Lord with all Your Heart, Soul, and Mind

Elder Gary E. Stevenson
October 25, 2022 11:15 AM
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Elder Gary E. Stevenson

Gary E. Stevenson was born on August 6, 1955, to Evan N. and Vera Jean Hall Stevenson and was raised in Cache Valley, Utah.

In April 1979, Gary E. Stevenson married Lesa J. Higley and they are the parents of four sons.

He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Utah State University.

Elder Stevenson co-founded an exercise equipment manufacturing company, ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., where he served as president and chief operating officer until 2008. He was also involved in numerous civic activities and has served on various boards and advisory councils.

His previous Church service includes full-time missionary in the Japan Fukuoka Mission, ward Sunday School teacher, high councilor, bishop, stake presidency counselor, and president of the Japan Nagoya Mission (2004-2007).

In April 2008, he was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy and served as a counselor and later as president in the Asia North Area Presidency.

Elder Gary E. Stevenson was called to serve as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 3, 2015. At the time of his call to the Twelve, he had been serving as the Presiding Bishop of the Church since April 2012.
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