Death of L. Tom Perry

August 5, 1922 - May 30, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah | Age 92

Top-ranking Mormon leader dies from cancer
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The Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92.

Perry died Saturday surrounded by his family at his Salt Lake City home, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement.

Perry was diagnosed with cancer in late April after being hospitalized with breathing trouble. He began receiving radiation treatment and briefly returned to work as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve...

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