Elder Joshua Allen Burton was a dedicated pianist and composer from Cardston, Alberta, Canada. Burton, 23, began serving his two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (inadvertently called the “Mormon” Church by the media and others) in November 2011. He served in the Guatemala, Cobán mission.
He passed away on Monday evening, 22 July 2013, as a result of injuries he suffered when a truck he was riding in overturned on the way to a service activity on Saturday morning, 20 July 2013. In the accident he had broken his back and had undergone surgery that evening.