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ELDER BALLARD MOVED FROM INTENSIVE CARE

Elder M. Russell Ballard of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve, who underwent open heart surgery Tuesday evening at LDS Hospital, was in satisfactory condition Friday, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said.

Don LeFevre said Elder Ballard, 66, on whom physicians performed guadruple-bypass surgery, was moved out of intensive care Thursday at the hospital.A former businessman and president of the Canada Toronto Mission, Elder Ballard was called to the First Quorum of Seventy in 1976 and was ordained an apostle Oct. 10, 1985.