Chursh news: Death

Frances LaRue Carr Longden, a member of the YWMIA General Presidency from 1948 to 1961, died May 16, 1991, at the age of 90.

She was married to Elder John Longden, an Assistant to the Council of the Twelve from 1951 until the time of his death in 1969. She was also mother-in-law of Elder Loren C. Dunn of the First Quorum of the Seventy.An award-winning author of one act plays, Sister Longden also published a book, "It's Smart To Be a Latter-day Saint," recounting the experiences of her life and her belief in the capacity for strength in the human spirit.