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Church News: Death

Oscar Hernan Aguayo U., 58, an Area Authority Seventy, died Jan. 5 in a hospital in Lima, Peru.

Elder Aguayo, one of the pioneer leaders in Peru, (see Church News, May 24, 1997), was baptized in 1971 with his wife, Rita. He served as bishop's counselor, bishop, stake president's counselor, stake president, regional representative and president of the Peru Trujillo Mission from 1988-91.Beginning in 1984, he served as Church Eductional System coordinator for Peru and saw the seminary and institute program grow to more than 20,000 students.

Elder Aguayo was sustained as a member of the Fourth Quorum of the Seventy on April 5, 1997, and was serving in the South America North Area.