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Deanne Merrill Nelson, 67, of Salt Lake City, died October 14, 1992 of cancer.

Born March 1, 1925 in Provo, Utah to Dr. Madison W. and Adele Ballif Merrill. Married Grant F. Nelson November 27, 1948 in Provo, Utah; hedied December 22, 1981. She worked with her husband for many years in the Grant F. Nelson CPA Accounting Firm. She attended Westminster College in Salt Lake City and UCLA. She graduated from the University of Utah. Mrs. Nelson was active in civic work and the Utah State Symphony. She was a violin student of the late Dr. LeRoy Robertson and Albert Shepherd.In her life she had served as campaign chair of the Civic Music Association, worked for the Heart Fund Drive for many years, and was a volunteer worker at the Primary Children's Hospital. She was Editor of the Bulletin for the Exchange Club of Salt Lake City for 10 years and was made an honorary member of the Exchange Club. Mrs. Nelson was a member of the Flora Culture Garden Club, Sigma Nu wives, Exchangettes, Alpha Chi Omega, Ambassador Club, and the LDS Church. She was a past Mother's Cub President of Delta Delta Delta Sorority.

Mrs. Nelson is survived by two children, son, Grant Merrill Nelson and wife, Mary; and daughter, Robyn Nelson; two grandchildren, Benjamin Michael Nelson, and Sara Jennifer Nelson; brother, Reed B. Merrill and wife, Diane of Bellingham, Wash.

At Mrs. Nelson's request, graveside services will be held Monday, October 19, 12 noon, in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Ave and N Street, after entering the cemetery go north on Main Street to 10th Ave. Family will greet friends

Sunday evening 5-7 p.m. at the Evans & Early Mortuary, 574 East 100 South.

Funeral directors, Evans & Early.

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