Bruce C. Hafen was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1996 and has been a General Authority Emeritus since 2010. An internationally recognized family law scholar, he has served as president of BYU–Idaho, dean of the BYU Law School, and provost at BYU. Two of his past books won the year’s best book award from Deseret Book: The Broken Heart in 1989 and A Disciple’s Life: The Biography of Neal A. Maxwell in 2002. He recently served as president of the St. George Utah Temple. Bruce and Marie Hafen are the parents of seven children and the grandparents of forty-six.
Marie K. Hafen has taught at BYU–Idaho, the University of Utah, and BYU–Provo—classes in Shakespeare, writing, and Book of Mormon. She has been a contributing author to several books, including, with her husband, Covenant Hearts: Why Marriage Matters and How to Make it Last (2005) and The Contrite Spirit: How the Temple Helps Us Apply Christ’s Atonement (2015). She has served on the Young Women General Board, on the Deseret News board of directors, and as matron of the St. George Utah Temple. Bruce and Marie Hafen are the parents of seven children and the grandparents of forty-six.