Lynn M. Hilton is known as a pathfinder, and original thinker. He was trained as a bomber pilot in the US Army Air Corps during WWII. After the war he served as a missionary in the New England States (1945-1947). He married and was sealed to Annalee Hope Avarell in 1948. He earned a PhD in the Department of Education from the University of Chicago in 1952. He was a professor at Brigham Young University from 1953-1964. During his time at BYU he served as Associate Dean of Adult Education. He served a term in the Utah House of Representatives. He is the discoverer of the Lehi Trail in Arabia (see Ensign Magazine "In Search of Lehi's Trail, September and October, 1976). He worked four years in Egypt and seven years in Saudi Arabia. His faithful wife Hope died in 1999 after a long illness. During his entire life he has served in many wards, stake and mission assignments for the LDS Church. He has four children and fourteen grandchildren. Lynn married and was sealed to Nancy Mae Goldberg in the Salt Lake Temple in 2001 and since has completed three Senior Missions with her. They labored in Sydney Australia, LDS Church Office Building and Greece Athens Mission with assignments in Irbid Jordan and Athens, Greece. He is the author of many books and articles, several have been widely published.
(Lynn on the left, Nancy on the right)