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Funeral Services Scheduled on Temple Square for Elder Scott

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Funeral services for Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. The funeral will be open to the public ages 8 and older.

Elder Scott died from causes incident to age on September 22 in Salt Lake City at the age of 86.

The Temple Square gates and the Tabernacle doors will open at 9:30 a.m. Those wishing to attend should be in their seats by 10:30 a.m. Overflow seating will be available in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square. The Church campus buildings will be closed at 10:30 a.m. and will reopen following the funeral at 1:00 p.m.

The funeral services will be broadcast live via MormonNewsroom.org, LDS.org, KSL TV 5.2, BYUtv, BYUtv Global, BYUtv Eleven, BYUtv International, Mormon Channel, Canal Mormón (Spanish) and on the Church satellite system. In addition, audio broadcasts will air on KSL radio, BYU Classical 89 and BYU Radio.

A private burial service will take place at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park in Salt Lake City following the funeral.

There will be no public viewing, but expressions of sympathy can be posted on Elder Scott’s official Facebook page or emailed to condolences@ldschurch.org.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Church’s General Missionary Fund atgive.lds.org/elderscott.

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