- Charles Kenneth Powrie, 84, president of the Johannesburg South Africa Temple from 1998-2001, died July 24, 2006, in Johannesburg. Brother Powrie was a stake patriarch and a former district president, counselor in a mission presidency and counselor in the Johannesburg temple presidency.
Lyle McLean Ward, 89, president of the Washington D.C. Mission from 1977-1980, died July 28, 2006, in Salt Lake City. Brother Ward also served twice as a special Church envoy to Egypt.
Before he was named Sterling Scholar, this high schooler excelled in college-level robotics research