Gary B. Sabin was born in Provo, Utah, on April 7, 1954. He married Valerie Purdy in August 1976. They are the parents of six children.
He received associate and bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree from Stanford University.
He has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Netherlands/Belgium Mission, elders quorum president, high councilor, bishop, stake mission president, Young Men president, stake president, and Area Seventy.