Published: Apr 09, 2010 10:30 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Today, family, friends and law enforcement officers said "goodbye" to 61-year-old Deputy Dale Conn. Deputy Conn died while on duty on Monday, April 5, 2010.

The decorated Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy suffered "a major medical event" while on duty. Today, he was laid to rest at Fort Myers Memorial Gardens.