Church News: Obituary

Thane J. Packer, 85, a member of the YMMIA General Board who helped develop the Church's Varsity Scout program, died Aug. 22, 1999, in Provo, Utah. He served a mission, with his wife, Palmyra, to New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa, where he helped foster Scouting in the Church in the Pacific. He was Scout Executive of the Cache Valley Council in Logan, Utah.