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Alumni honor Dean Swanson and Class of '24

An early lesson taught in La Conner schools is that it's far better to give than receive.

It's a value that Dean Swanson not only learned but has lived for much of his life.

June 1, Swanson, a 1975 La Conner High School graduate, found himself on the receiving end for a change when presented with the school's Outstanding Alumnus award in recognition of his remarkably generous spirit.

Swanson's giving nature was highlighted by his grandson, Kenai Zimmerman, Class of 2024, who formally introduced the honoree to a large audience at the middle school gym.

"He believes in the goodness of people," Z...


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