Dee F. Andersen

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Dee Floyd Andersen was an education administrator in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He was born on April 9, 1931, in Ogden, Utah, and was raised in Brigham City, Utah. He earned a degree in accounting from Utah State University. He served in the Army during the Korean War then embarked on his career in business and accounting. He was controller of the University of Utah and later administrative vice president under David P. Gardner.

He began his service as Associate Commissioner of Education for the Church Educational System in 1970, working with then commissioner Neal A. Maxwell. During those 24 years, he filled other assignments from the First Presidency and the Presiding Bishopric, including special assistant to President N. Eldon Tanner and President Gordon B. Hinckley of the First Presidency.

Before retiring, he was administrative vice president at Brigham Young University. In 1994, Dee received the BYU Presidential Citation for Exemplary Service. 

Andersen served as a member of the Young Men’s general board. He also served with his wife, Frances, as president of the Hawaii Honolulu Mission, as president and matron of the Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple, and as missionaries in the Ohio Cleveland Mission. They were the parents of seven children.

He died on June 27, 2014.