UTGOP Statement on the Passing of President Boyd K. Packer

UTGOP Chairman James Evans released the following statement after the announcement of President Boyd K. Packer's passing:

"On behalf of the Utah Republican Party, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of President Boyd K. Packer," said Chairman James Evans. "President Packer was a champion of the family and his decades of service as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will have an indelible impact here in Utah and throughout the world. On this Independence Day, I want to especially honor President Packer for his military service and his commitment to defending our country's freedoms and way of life."