Geoffrey McAllister, Deseret News
Sen. Karen Mayne, D-West Valley, speaks at the close of the Samoan Heritage Festival in West Valley City on Saturday. A special ceremony was held during the festival to honor Mayne's late husband, Ed, who was close to the Samoan community. A granite plaque was presented in his memory.

Sen. Karen Mayne, D-West Valley, speaks at the close of the Samoan Heritage Festival in West Valley City on Saturday. A special ceremony was held during the festival to honor Mayne's late husband, Ed, who was close to the Samoan community. A granite plaque was presented in his memory.