Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies — a man of wit, known for tough talk

The Brigham City native, who served more than 45 years as an apostle, gave bold speeches and tackled tough topics but could be lighthearted and playful.

Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune President Boyd K. Packer, left, gets a hand walking from Elder Russell M. Nelson, right, during the groundbreaking for a new LDS temple in Brigham City, Utah, on July 31, 2010.