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Hi I'm Keith Magnusson

I'm a 3rd generation "native" Arizona, safety engineer. I am a husband, father, grandfather, and yes I am a Mormon.

About Me

Being raised in Arizona, I love this state and all that it offers from the high alpine mountains to the Sonora dessert. I love to fish, hike, camp and water ski being at home in the outdoors. I am involved with the Boy Scouts of America not only because it is fun, but it instills within young men the same values that I enjoy and desire to preserve those values for future generations. I support my family by working full time as a Safety Engineer for a major manufacturing company and yes, I am a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

My great grandfather met the Mormon missionaries in Sweden and joined the Church, migrating eventually to Arizona and I am grateful for my heritage and membership in the Church. Growing up in a Mormon community it gave me an early education of the doctrines and beliefs. As I compared them to other Christian denominations I found them to be true. Most all Christian Churches teach identical or similar doctrines, including the Mormons, but the difference is the clarity the Mormon Church gives to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and I know that it could only come from revelation. With that clarity it allows me to live my life in harmony with the Gospel, that has blessed my life and family tremendously.

How I live my faith

I have served in the Church all my life, doing a variety of things, working with both youth and adults. I understand the importance of looking after one another, including our neighbors regardless of their beliefs and I spend much of my time, doing just that. I did serve a two year mission calling in California, San Diego which included Indian reservations. There I spent time working with families, doing chores, sharing culture and beliefs, and making new friends. I have served and continue to serve in many leadership responsibilities that most denominations pay a substantial salary for however the blessing, knowledge, and experiences received are priceless to me and I would never accept monetary rewards.