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Hi I'm Lary Cullimore

I'm a father and grandfather. I'm a photographer. I'm a veteran. I'm an instructional designer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am father of four (three of whom are married so far) and a grandfather of four (so far). I grew up in rural, northern Utah. As a young man, I served a mission in Japan and then attended college on an Army ROTC scholarship. I served as a US Army Signal Corps officer for four years in northern Germany and the Netherlands during the Cold War. Following my military service, I returned to school and earned a masters degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology. I've worked as an instructional designer for several companies since 1987, and am in my 16th year with my current employer. With my wife, we spend our free time traveling to be with family. I like to document our family activities in photographs and slide shows.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm grateful to be sealed for time and eternity by priesthood power to my wife and children and grandchildren (and to my ancestors reaching back through each generation of my family). I am grateful to recognize the blessings of a loving Heavenly Father in my life each day and to know that the church He sanctions is again on the earth for the blessing of all mankind. I am grateful for the restoration of living prophets and apostles - starting with Joseph Smith, Jr. Modern scripture and continuing revelation teaches me that our Heavenly Father is the same yesterday, today and forever and that he loves His children now as in former times. I am grateful to be able to pray to Him and to receive answers to my prayers.

How I live my faith

My hope and goal as a father and grandfather is to pass along to my children and grandchildren my testimony of the divinity of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I try to pattern my life after His teachings. I've been the beneficiary of the sacrifice and faithfulness of my ancestors and I hope to further extend those blessings to my posterity. In the church, I've had opportunity to serve in various capacities since my two-year mission more than three decades ago. I've particularly enjoyed the opportunity to teach and work with the youth. My best friendships are those with whom I've been privileged to serve through the years.