Gideon, Conway, Jr., Lucian "Lubo" Passed away at the age of 65 on the afternoon of December 24, 2012 at his home. Lucian was born in Lecompte, Louisiana on April 16, 1947 and was a graduate of Pineville High School in Pineville, Louisiana. He received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University, where he currently served on the Business School College Advisory Board. He was a Football Letterman and played linebacker from 1965 to 1969 at Louisiana Tech. He received his MBA and Ph.D. in financial accounting from Louisiana State University. Lucian was a CPA since 1970 and worked for three international accounting firms. He served as the J.E. Bush Professor of Accountancy in Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business where he taught for over 20 years. He also served Baylor University as President of the Faculty Senate and Associate Dean in the Hankamer School of Business. He published over 50 articles, authored numerous textbooks, and received more than eight outstanding educator awards for course development. He started a successful consulting and training company where he impacted over 70,000 individuals around the world with his dynamic speaking and training style. He was a leading expert in the field of utility finance and accounting. Lucian made the most of every day and had a purpose driven life. He enjoyed the outdoors and his many hobbies included hunting, golfing, fishing, scuba diving, LSU football, and dancing with his beloved wife, Suzanne. He loved his family deeply as well as his countless friends and colleagues. Lucian was a devout follower of Jesus Christ, taught Sunday School and was a Deacon in Waco, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Lucian Gideon Conway, Sr. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his cherished wife, Suzanne Olsen Conway of Dallas, TX; two adoring daughters, Allison Denise Conway and Christina Evelyn Conway both of Dallas, TX; his mother, Evelyn Atkinson Conway of Magnolia; his uncle, George Atkinson, Jr., his siblings: Karen Conway Daniel of Leander, TX; Rebecca and Cliff Miller of Blanco, TX; Teena and Jerry Conway of Colleyville, TX; Terri and Roger Combs of Jacksonville, FL; Priscilla and Ray Damrel of Magnolia, TX; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 29 at the Park Cities Baptist Church Sanctuary, 3933 Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225, at 1:00 p.m. celebrating the life of Lucian Conway. The family requests that flowers be sent to the church or memorials be made in his honor to The Lucian and Suzanne Conway Endowed Scholarship Fund in Accounting (Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97026, Waco, TX 76798-7026), The College of Business Building Fund at Louisiana Tech University (P. O. Box 10318 Ruston, LA 71272), or the
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Dec. 28, 2012