was a Mormon church member and scout leader in Utah; charged in 1981 with third degree felony foriclbe sexual abuse; convicted of attempted sexual abuse of a child

Case Summary

Gerald Burgie was a Mormon church member in Utah.

He was convicted of “attempted sexual abuse (victim was a young boy).

On November 15, 1981, Burgie was placed in the Boy Scouts of America’s confidential “ineligible volunteer” files (commonly referred to as the “perversion files”).

1 year in jail: suspended
5 years probation

  1. Gerald W. Burgie
    view source details | 6 Feb 2024 | Utah.gov Archives
  2. Gerald W Burgie - Perversion Files
    view source details | 18 Oct 2012 | LA Times
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Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.