Summarized by Kent Larsen
Famous LDS members sign cancer quilt (Cancer quilt honors many lives touched by the deadly disease)
Deseret News 12Nov99 P2
By Carma Wadley
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- A quilt being sold for charity at the 1999
Holiday Quilt Show in Salt Lake City honors those that have had family
members or friends die from Cancer, including a number of well-known
members of the LDS Church. LDS General Authority Neal Maxwell,
billionaire philanthropist Jon Huntsman and former LDS Relief Society
Presidency member Chieko Okazaki all contributed to the quilt.
The quilt will be auctioned off on Friday following the 7 p.m. dinner.
Proceeds will benefit the Deseret Foundation, which funds research and
educational activities at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City.
Elder Maxwell has struggled with cancer himself, and Jon Huntsman lost
his father to cancer. Sister Okazaki's husband died from cancer.