Former LDS/Mormon church Sunday school teachers who have been publicly accused or found guilty of sexual abuse or sex crimes.

  • Allen, Terry George was an LDS church member; in 1987, was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child and was sentenced to six years in prison
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  • Caccioppoli, Raphael Giuseppe was a Mormon church Sunday school teacher, lawyer and Justice Ministry judicial officer in New Zealand; confessed sex crime behavior to a Mormon bishop in 1998; LDS leaders did not tell police or local parents of children he was left alone to supervise; turned himself in to police in 2007; sentenced to five years in jail for child sexual abuse and animal sex abuse (bestiality)
  • Carpenter, Jon Rick was an LDS church member; sentenced to prison for child sexual abuse; the day after sentencing, injured himself to avoid serving longer in prison
  • Dahle, Robert Norman was an LDS church member, Utah Highway Patrol trooper; alleged rapist of a 13-year-old girl
  • Dawkins, Thomas Eugene was an LDS church member in South Carolina; accused of sexual abuse; convicted in 1986; the conviction was later overturned
  • Garn, Kevin Stacy former Utah House majority leader and LDS bishop in Utah; admitted in 2010 to a nude encounter with a 15-year-old girl in a hot tub in 1985, when he was 28
  • Kerlee, Ronald Lynn Seminary teacher, Sunday school leader, youth leader; accused of sexually abusing multiple children
  • Knox, William Eugene was a Mormon church member and scout leader; accused of sexually abusing his stepchildren
  • Knutson, Keith Benjamin was a Mormon church member in Seattle, Washington; pleaded guilty of child sexual abuse in 1995
  • Palmer, Spencer John was a Mormon temple endowment ceremony actor, BYU professor, mission president, temple president, LDS church area authority; posthumously accused of child sexual abuse by his grandson
  • Poelman, Byron Lloyd was a bishop and stake president in Utah and partner in a law firm that represented the LDS church; arrested in 1994 for soliciting a prostitute; pleaded guilty to a class B misdemeanor charge of patronizing a prostitute
  • Taylor, Brent E was the Utah Valley Youth Symphony orchestra director, and an LDS Sunday school teacher; accused in 2018 of sexually abusing multiple boys; a judge issued a warrant in June 2023 for Taylor's arrest, ruling that he had exaggerated his health issues to avoid trial; as of September 2023, was found to have disappeared after his nurse overdosed on drugs and died
  • Van Wagenen, Sterling Gray co-founder of Sundance Film Festival, director of some Mormon temple endowment videos; sentenced to prison in 2019 for child sexual abuse
  • Whitaker, Ryan Dee was an LDS church member and divorce lawyer in Vancouver, Washington; charged with sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl in his Sunday School class during church meetings; found guilty; registered sex offender