Don and Virginia Cazier Family Forum

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Location: Weston, Florida, United States

Obtained a bachelor's degree in political science, a master's in ancient scripture, and a doctorate in educational psychology from BYU. Served with the LDS Church Educational System in Hayward and Palo Alto, California; Athens, Georgia; and Miami, Florida. Served as bishop in Newark, California, and Athens, Georgia, and as stake president of the Sugar Hill Georgia Stake. Served as president of the Mexico City North Mission 1996-99. After retiring from CES in 2004 have served four other missions with my wife: As CES area director in Central America 2004-2006; in Panama 2007-2009; again in Guatemala 2009-2011, this time as executive secretary to the Central America Area Presidency; and finally as a counselor in the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple presidency, 2013-2014. We are currently serving in the presidency of the Fort Lauderale Temple, enjoying serving being able to continue to serve while living at home. We thought we had reached our photo upload allowance at this site, so began a new blog at, but can no longer find how to add new posts there, though we can again at this site. Feel free to email us at

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Latest from San Blas

We had another trip to the San Blas islands August 30th for a General Priesthood Meeting and auxiliary training meetings. Here are a few photos.

Virginia in the Tikantiki chapel
Virginia in front of the Primary wing of the chapel, where she conducted auxiliary training
Five of the seven San Blas branch presidents
Typical deserted island in San Blas
San Blas fisherman
Sailboat in San Blas
Another sailboat with home-made sail in San Blas
Our hotel in Nargana

Debbi and Greg visit Panama

The following are representative photos of Debbi's and Greg's visit to Panama mid-August. Photos are essentially in the order they were uploaded, and not necessarily in any logical order, but we'll put a caption or note of explanation with each.

Debbi of the Jungle mimmicking reputed ancestors.
Not-so-fearsome jaguar in local zoo
Debbi and Greg in front of San Vicente Branch chapel
Don and Virginia in front of their Panama home
Don and Greg deal with the unexpected.
Debbi getting carried away.
Virginia following suit

Walkin' in the wain
Twosome at temple Virginia taking advantage of nap behind sign which says "Take care of the mother."
Rainy afternoon. Note miniature Niagra Falls in middle of the road.
Buying local handicrafts

Monkey observing humans at zoo
Family home evening
Family prayer
At the Panama Canal
Lunch at the Panama Canal

Debbi and Greg steer mammoth ocean liner gingerly through Panama Canal.
In gardens at temple
At Soberania National Park
Widing the wild wabbit