Veteran Montana Journalist Terry Dwyer Dies at 84

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Terry Dwyer was a reporter who rose to become managing editor and vice president of the Great Falls Tribune. He retired in 1988, and died Sunday at his home in Great Falls.

He was 84.

Dwyer worked at the Helena Independent Record for seven years before joining the Tribune in 1953 as a general assignment reporter. He was promoted to city editor in 1965 and to managing editor in 1974. In 1984, Dwyer became vice president of the Great Falls Tribune Company.

Before retiring in 1988, he won the President’s Award from the Montana Newspaper Association for his long service to journalism in Montana.

Dwyer is survived by his wife, four daughters and a son.

His memorial service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Great Falls. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. in Highland Cemetery.

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