Robert Bruce Merrell, 57, Mercer Island Ward, Renton Washington North Stake; director of multi-stake public affairs; former stake president, bishop, Aaronic Priesthood adviser, counselor in stake presidency and seminary teacher. Consultant, self-employed. Born in Brigham City, Utah, to Elliott Hepworth and Doris Jensen Merrell. Married Lynne McDermott, five children.
A ward Relief Society president, she is a former seminary teacher, Primary counselor and teacher, and inservice teacher. Born in Long Beach, Calif., to Bruce Joseph and Betty DeKarver McDermott.
-- LDS Church News 18 Jan 2003