John Jared Wadsworth, 48; Canyon View 4th Ward, Orem Utah Canyon View Stake; bishop; former counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, counselor in a bishopric and missionary in the California Anaheim Mission. Owner and founder of Morinda Inc.. Born in Caliente, Nev., to Franklin Don and Sylvia Hinckley Wadsworth. Married Patricia Ann Mecham, 11 children.
A ward Primary chorister, Sister Wadsworth is a former ward Primary president and counselor, and nursery leader. Born in Victorville, Calif., to Gale Alverus Mecham and Mary Jane Christensen Mecham Heniger.
-LDS Church News, 15 January 2005