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Distinguished BYU alumni honored for years of service

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Eight members of the graduating class of 1969 from Brigham

Young University were given special recognition at a recent awards

celebration.Dell K. Allen, C. Max Caldwell, Lloyd Brent Dickson,

Norman L. Nielsen, Marilyn McMeen Brown, Gordon G. Conger, Nan Greene

Hunter and Jerry C. Washburn were honored for their outstanding contributions since graduation.

Allen has been a prolific author, inventor and teacher.Brown is an

author with more than a dozen novels published.Caldwell has been a

member of the LDS Church Adult Correlation committee.Conger has

practiced commercial and media law for 35 years and serves as

co-director of the Greater Seattle Area Public Affairs Council.Dickson

turned a successful engineering career into an established business

where he could employ members of his family, ward and stake.Hunter

founded a private school in San Jose, Calif.Nielsen helped create the

Young Ambassadors program and was state chairman of the Miss Utah

pageant for 20 years.Washburn is the current mayor of Orem and brought

the first Toyota and Nissan dealership to Utah Valley.