Glasgow, Scotland, is an exciting venue to present a well-deserved honor to a tremendous lady. The members of the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) Distinguished Service Award and Extramural Awards Committee, composed of Eugene Foor, Bruce Conn, Richard Clopton, and me, received a nomination by Reginald Blaylock, with supporting letters by Gil Castro, John Janovy, Jr., and Russell Broaddus. We evaluated, selected, and presented to Council the nomination of Lillian Mayberry for the award. Council approved the nomination.

Lillian, an unquestionable asset to ASP and the profession of parasitology, easily met all the criteria for this special honor: (1) Her longevity as an active ASP member is evidenced by continuous membership and regular attendance at annual meetings. She has been an active, loyal, enthusiastic member since 1968 as well as an active member of the Rocky Mountain Conference of Parasitologists and the Southwestern Association of...

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