In honor of President Gordon B. Hinckley, a unique tribute to this beloved prophet is being organized for his funeral. All who loved President Hinckley and who will be in Salt Lake City on Saturday, February 2, are invited to participate.

Most of us have had the pleasure of seeing President Hinckley greet the masses with a wave of his cane. It became his signature over the past few years, and we all got a good laugh when he used his cane to wave to the masses instead of using it to help him walk.

President Hinckley doing his cane wave, shown here in Accra, Ghana. Photo by Scot Facer Proctor.

To honor the man, and his great sense of humor, a group known only as “Cane Wave Tribute” is proposing that Church members line the streets between the Conference Center and cemetery, hopefully with thousands of admirers, waving canes as the cortège passes. This website has been set up to disseminate information about the tribute as it becomes available.

Cane Wave Tribute asks that you send a copy of this article to as many people as you can, and ask them in your message to do the same. This way we can reach as many people as possible, and give this great man a fitting tribute.

Get your walking canes right away. Make this a family event, and share the joy of a final celebration tribute to President Hinckley. School classes, wards, and seminaries are invited to participate together. Join thousands of other Latter-day Saints for an event that will live forever in your minds and hearts.

For information, visit the blog site or call Kristen Call Smith at 801-743-4604.