William Schryver is a professional software engineer. He has been involved in the study of the Kirtland Egyptian Papers and the Joseph Smith Papyri for the past four years, working closely with BYU Professor of Ancient Scripture Brian Hauglid and BYU Professor of Egyptology John Gee. He is married to the former Belinda Harrison, whom he met while both were serving in the Italy Catania mission in 1979-81. They have four children and reside in Cedar City, Utah. He has served in a variety of church callings through the years, including Elders Quorum President, Bishop’s Counselor, Stake High Councilor, and Stake Executive Secretary. He is currently serving as the gospel doctrine instructor and ward organist.